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HSB Advisors Recognized by University

June 22, 2020

Baylor University announced its annual Academic Advising Excellence Awards for 2020. Of the three awards, two were bestowed upon undergraduate advisors in the Hankamer School of Business.

Grant DeYong

Grant DeYong received the 2020 Award for Contributions to the Advising Community. This award is meant to recognize a colleague who not only excels in their day-to-day work with students, but also makes an impact on the community as a whole. Anonymous peer comments mentioned DeYong’s professionalism, work ethic, problem-solving skills and ability to solve complex problems.

Chad Shearn

Chad Shearn received the 2020 Rising Star Award. This award is presented to a full-time staff member who has served as an academic advisor at Baylor for less than two years. The recipient must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as mastery of advising procedures. An anonymous peer highlighted Shearn’s eye for detail and team-player attitude, as well as his practice of seeking feedback to benefit his students.

More about the Baylor University Academic Excellence Awards here.

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