The Texas A&M University Board of Regents recently named Dr. Darlene Pulliam as a Regents Professor. The Regents Professor designation is one of the highest honors given by the A&M System Board of Regents. “The award is a nice pat on the back for doing what I am supposed to be doing – teaching, conducting research, and professional service,” said Pulliam. Dr Pulliams research has appeared in numerous journal outlets, which include Journal of Accountancy, Practical Tax Strategies, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, Tax Adviser, and Today’s CPA.
The College of Business announced the following winners of the 2011 faculty and staff awards: Teaching Excellence Award to Ms. Alice Upshaw, instructor of accounting; Research Excellence Award to Dr. Pradeep Racherla, assistant professor of marketing; Service Excellence Award to Dr. Amjad Abdullat, associate professor of computer information systems and department head; and Staff Service Excellence Award to Lynsee Womble, academic documentation coordinator. Dr. Jeffry Babb was recognized with the Horizon Award for his contribution to service and program development as a junior faculty member.