Walsh’s Dave Schippers honored as 2021 Faculty of the Year by A4EOE

TROY, Mich., May 20, 2021 — Dave Schippers, D.Sc., CISSP, assistant professor and chair of Walsh’s information technology/decision sciences department, has been named a 2021 Alliance for Excellence in Online Education (A4EOE) Faculty Member of the Year. The award recognizes faculty who use innovative, engaging teaching methods using technology to enhance learning, retention and the overall student experience. Schippers will be honored virtually on May 21 at the 2021 Distinguished Online Faculty Award Ceremony – Celebrating Best Practices in Online Education.

“Dave Schippers leads the design of Walsh’s information technology and decision sciences programs to provide an engaged and collaborative learning experience that prepares graduates with the current industry competencies they will need in their careers,” said Suzy Siegle, Ed.D., JD, Walsh provost and executive vice president.

Prior to teaching at Walsh, Schippers spent decades working in information technology, cybersecurity and project management. In addition to teaching, he consults as a professional investigator and cybersecurity professional, including research in the manufacturing and cyber physical security industries. Schippers earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ferris State University and a doctoral degree from Capitol Technology University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Walsh is frequently recognized for excellence in online education, including a no. 2 ranking on the list of Top 20 Master’s in Information Technology programs by cybersecuritymastersdegrees.org, a top online program for a master’s in network security and a Tier One Global Online MBA ranking by CEO Magazine.

For more information, visit www.walshcollege.edu.

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Walsh is an all-business, private, independent, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral business and technology degrees, as well as certificate programs. Founded in 1922, Walsh is one of Southeast Michigan’s largest graduate business schools, offering classes in several locations and online. Our internationally and nationally-ranked programs integrate theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers. Walsh degree programs include accounting, data analytics, finance, information technology, human resources, management, marketing, taxation and other fields. For more information, please visit www.walshcollege.edu.

Walsh is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org) and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (www.acbsp.org).