WELLESLEY, Mass., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson Professor Richard Mandel has been named Undergraduate Teacher of the Year and Professor Mark Potter the Graduate Faculty of the Year (also known as the Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence).
The honors were announced during Commencement ceremonies on May 14, 2016 on the Babson Wellesley campus. For information, visit http://www.bit.ly/24bdKX3
Undergraduate Teacher of the Year
Professor Mandel has been a member of the Babson faculty since 1985. He has taught in the undergraduate, graduate and executive education programs delivering a variety of courses. He has also served as Associate Dean of Babson's Undergraduate School, Acting Dean of the Undergraduate School and as chair of Babson's finance division. Professor Mandel prides himself on student engagement, and serves as the law adviser to the student businesses in the Butler Accelerator and as Commencement faculty advisor to the Babson Players, Babson Law Society and the Sigma Kappa sorority.
Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence
Mark Potter, Ph.D., is a Professor of Finance and Chair of the Division at Babson College. Dr. Potter has been at Babson College since 1995, teaching over one hundred courses at the undergraduate, graduate and executive education levels spanning a myriad of topics that includes investments, corporate finance, derivatives, and international finance. In the past five years, he has worked with companies in the consumer services, medical device, high technology, financial services, and litigation support industries.
About Babson College
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