Tyran named distinguished fellow at WWU business college

Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics has selected Kristi Lewis Tyran as its 2012-2013 Distinguished Teaching Fellow.

The Distinguished Teaching Fellow Award recognizes a tenured faculty member from the business college who has demonstrated sustained excellence through his or her contributions to the teaching mission of the college and to student learning in the fields of business and economics.

Tyran is an associate professor in the Department of Management and has been at WWU since 2001. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of teamwork, leadership and professional skills.

In addition to her work in developing the management curriculum, she has designed and coordinates the department’s internship program. Tyran is also one of the founding faculty members of WWU’s “Ethical Global Citizenship” International Service Learning program in Africa.

In 2005, Tyran received the college’s Allette and Cayden Franklin Excellence in Teaching Award for her work in developing the Virtual Mentor program for students. She has also been a member of the board of directors for the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society and has been the administrator for the society’s Doctoral Institute for the past four years.

For more information contact Kyla McCauley at the College of Business and Economics at 360-650-4583 or kyla.mccauley@wwu.edu.

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