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2010 Paragon Award Recipients

Posted on: August 22nd, 2013 by Wan Latartara

Bart Garner (Management Information Systems)

Bart Garner

Bart Garner

Dr. Bart Garner is the Director of Information Technology and an Assistant Professor in the Department of MIS at the University of Mississippi’s School of Business.

Dr. Garner developed his online class by using existing commercially available class material which includes recorded video lecture material this is designed to test the student’s ability to apply course material to real-world scenarios. His course is also enhanced through a series of exercises and case studies. Much of this material is now used to support the instruction of 450 students per semester.

Dr. Garner has published several scholarly articles individually and collaboratively in his field. He was nominated for the SWBDA Innovative Achievement Award in recognition of incorporating online material in the traditional classroom as well as being elected for the 2009-2010 recipient of the Outstanding PMBA Instructor Award by the PMBA students.

In addition to his scholarly achievements, Dr. Garner is a member of several service organizations which promote the application and advancement of Management Information Systems.

Dr. Garner was nominated for his online course MBA 613, Mobilizing Technology in the Modern Business – part of the course requirements for the Professional Master of Business Administration.

Stefan Schulenberg (Psychology)

Stefan Schulenberg

Stefan Schulenberg

Dr. Stefan Schulenberg is an Associate Professor in the University of Mississippi’s Psychology Department, where he serves as the Director of the Department’s Psychological Assessment Clinic and as consultant to the University’s Office of Student Disability Services.

Dr. Schulenberg teaches graduate courses in cognitive and personality assessment and undergraduate courses in psychology and law, abnormal psychology, and tests and measurements. For many years his courses have been offered using Distance Learning technologies. His research interests include meaning/purpose in life, positive psychology, clinical/disaster psychology, psychological assessment, serious mental illness, and adolescent psychopathology in the legal context.

In addition to his teaching and research Dr. Schulenberg is involved in various workshops related to his areas of interest. He also serves as a volunteer in the American Red Cross concerning disaster mental health. In December 2006 he received an international promotional award from the Viktor Frankl Foundation of the City of Vienna for distinguished work in relation to Meaning-Oriented Humanistic Psychotherapy.

Dr. Schulenberg was nominated for his Distance Learning courses PSY 311, Abnormal Psychology and PSY 327, Psychology and Law which were offered in support of students at the Oxford campus as well as students at the Desoto, Tupelo and Booneville campuses.