Gustavson Professor Receives United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education Award


June 2, 2019, Victoria, BC – Gustavson professor Heather Ranson was awarded the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) Chapter North America Excellence Award in Teaching at the PRME’s regional conference in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 2. Ranson is an assistant teaching professor and the associate director of Gustavson’s Centre for Social and Sustainable Innovation.

This teaching award honours Ranson’s passion for responsible management education, which is showcased in the classroom. Her commitment to preparing leaders who act responsibly is evident in her course activities and content selection as she embeds the academic and practical elements of sustainability and social responsibility in all of the courses and modules she teaches, at the graduate, undergraduate and executive education levels.

The award honours excellence in teaching based on the UN PRME principles which include: purpose, values, method, research, partnership and dialogue. Since 2018, Gustavson has been a proud member of the PRME Champions Group, a collective of 39 schools around the world committed to addressing integration of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals into curricula.

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