College of Business professor earns national faculty mentor award

by Pamela Young, Published August 21, 2009

YPSILANTI — The Association for Operations Management has selected Eastern Michigan University’s Nesa Wu for the 2009 faculty mentor award. APICS (Advancing Productivity, Innovation, and Competitive Success) presents the mentor award to a faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding efforts in mentoring students at student APICS chapters.

Wu, professor, Computer Information Systems, College of Business, will receive the award during the 2009 APICS International Conference October 4-6 in Toronto, Ontario. This is the second time she has won the award from APICS (

“It’s a great honor,” Wu said. “It recognizes that I care about students and will do everything possible to make them professionals in their field. I am grateful for the students, faculty and board members who supported me and nominated me for the award.”

APICS is the leader in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and a worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.

EMU’s College of Business has been ranked among the “Best Business Schools” six straight years, according to The Princeton Review. The college hosts the nation’s only Ethos Week each year in March and is also the first to create an “Ethos Statement” and “Ethos Honor Society.” Visit for more information.

Pamela Young

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