Tammy Franks to receive the W.L. Pierce Education Leadership Award

March 28, 2013

Tammy Franks, dean of Business Services at the Jackson County Campus, has been chosen to receive the 2013 W. L. Pierce Education Leadership Award from The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Educational Studies and Research.  Franks is currently a doctoral candidate in Higher Education Administration with a minor in Instructional Technology at USM.

The award, which was established in 2010, recognizes the highest levels of integrity, fairness, democratic leadership and academic achievement of a graduate student enrolled in one of the department’s programs. This award is given once per year and is presented at the College of Education and Psychology Awards Day, which was held on March 27, 2013 .

“The quality of materials provided by the award nominees were highly competitive,” said Dr. Georgianna L. Martin, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Studies and Research at USM. “The selection committee’s decision to award Tammy this honor speaks to her merits as a leader in the ESR community.”

Franks is scheduled to complete her doctoral studies in 2014.

3 Responses to Tammy Franks to receive the W.L. Pierce Education Leadership Award

  1. Jason Pugh on April 18, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    Congrats Dean Franks! — JP

  2. Amy Hunt on April 19, 2013 at 7:58 am

    Awesome! Congrats to you. -AHunt

  3. Sandra Shannon on April 22, 2013 at 8:15 am