December 15, 2016 – Cypress, CA – Dr. Robert “Bob” W. Touro, faculty member in Trident University International’s (Trident) Glenn R. Jones College of Business, is the latest recipient of a Trident Teaching Excellence Award. This award is entirely student driven and covers the period of the June, July, August, and Summer 2016 sessions.
Dr. Touro was nominated by students in two different courses and two different sessions, and selected from among six faculty finalists for this award based on the strength of the students’ nominations in combination with evidence of his teaching effectiveness. Of note, he received perfect scores on both the quality of instruction and faculty-student interaction.
Dr. Touro, who started teaching at Trident in 2015, has a long and distinguished career in the business world. In his 40 years of professional experience, he has held roles in finance, accounting and credit management, domestic and international sales, and marketing management.
He has developed business and marketing plans and managed programs on behalf of major corporations, entrepreneurial start-ups, and medium sized companies within the high tech industries of computer and communications software, services, e-Business, e-Learning, and IT consulting.
Retiring from the corporate world in December 2015, Dr. Touro last served as Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, for Jacksonville, FL based Cybermax, Inc. Cybermax is a web solutions company developing E-Business and E-Learning solutions for manufacturers, distributors, retailers, associations and others engaged in conducting business using the Internet (B2B/B2C – via Internet, Intranets and Extranets).
Dr. Touro earned a Doctor of Management degree with a concentration in Emerging Media from Colorado Technical University in 2015. He earned a Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Adult Learning and Distance Education from the University of Phoenix, and pursued MBA coursework at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.
Trident, a 100% online university that has been in operation since 1998, is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Active duty military, veterans, National Guard, and military dependents make up 79% of the University’s student population, and Trident is proud to employ many veterans at its faculty, staff, and management levels. Of Trident’s 27,000 alumni, more than 22,000 have a military affiliation.
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