Southeast Professor of Marketing to Receive Outstanding Educator Award

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Feb. 4, 2005 – Dr. Bert Kellerman, professor of marketing at Southeast Missouri State University, will receive the prestigious 2005 Prentice Hall Outstanding Educator Award March 2 at a conference in Dallas, Texas.

The award is presented by the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators, one of the 10 professional associations of the Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD).  The FBD is one of the largest and most prestigious meetings for business administration faculty, with more than 1,300 college professors attending the meeting annually. 

Officers of the organization nominate candidates for the award, which recognizes those who have contributed to the field through their teaching and other professionally related activities. This past year, Kellerman served as chair of the Public Policy and Ethics track for the upcoming conference. He has previously held all of the leadership positions in the organization and has served as co-editor of the proceedings and the newsletter for several years.

“I was certainly flattered and excited,” he said, about winning the award.  “I didn’t really expect it, so when I found out, I was very pleased.”

Kellerman is currently associate dean of the Harrison College of Business, and a professor of marketing.

The Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators is a professional marketing organization founded to encourage exploration and development of superior marketing practices from both an academic and practitioner perspective.

Founded in 1973, the Federation of Business Disciplines is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization.  FBD’s mission is to facilitate the multidisciplinary exchange of ideas that foster professional growth and enrichment for its members to improve instruction, research and academic/business development.

For more information on the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators, visit http://www.a-cme.org. For information on the Federation of Business Disciplines, visit http://www.fbds.org.