Awards



Award of Service to the Profession (six years of service as Secretary to the Board, Vice President, and President) - International Association for Computer Information Systems, 2016.

Excellence in Leadership Award - International Institute of Applied Knowledge Management, 2016.

Lifetime Academic Achievement Award - International Institute of Applied Knowledge Management, 2015.

Fellow and Distinguished Scholar - Awarded by the International Institute of Applied Knowledge Management, 2015.

Accelerated Leadership Certificate Award. Executive Leadership Institute, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, April 2014.

Executive Leadership Certificate Award. Executive Leadership Institute, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, 2011.

2009 Computer Educator of the Year - Awarded by the International Association for Computer Information Systems.

Awarded Peyton Anderson Eminent Scholar - Endowed Chair in IT, Middle Georgia State University (formerly Macon State College), 2008.

Received the 2008 Outstanding Scholarship Award, Macon State College Foundation. Award of Service to Professional Community for Creating an Open Source Learning Objects Repository, Informing Science Institute, 2008.

Best Paper Award - Informing Science and Information Technology Education Conference, 2006. "The Academic Open Access E-Journal: Platform and Portal."

Fellow, Informing Science Institute - in recognition of dedicated commitment to service, research, editorial, and leadership, 2005.

Best Paper Award - Informing Science and Information Technology Education Conference, 2005. "Open Source: A metaphor for e-learning."

Best Paper Award in the pedagogy category - International Association for Computer Information Systems Conference, 2004. "Creating learning objects in collaborative e-learning settings."

Honorary Professor of Wyzlsza Szkola Biznesu - awarded at the 1999 - 2000 University inauguration in Poland for providing leadership and contributing to the success of the business and computer information programs at Wyzlsza Szkola Biznesu.

Award of Excellence in recognition of dedicated commitment to the highest standards of excellence in the field of Information Technology by International Who's Who of Information Technology, 1988.

Doctoral Dissertation Research Award - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1987.