Ilitch School announces honorees for 2019 Inspirational Teacher Awards

The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced Deb Jones, senior lecturer of accounting and Lori Sisk, lecturer of global supply chain management, as the 2019 recipients of its Inspirational Teacher award.

Created by Dean Robert Forsythe in 2015, the award provides Mike Ilitch School of Business alumni with the opportunity to submit stories about professors who truly inspired them, encouraged them, broadened their horizons or made a lasting positive impact on their lives. Nominees must be living current or former members of the WSU Mike Ilitch School of Business faculty (full time or part time).

Jones and Sisk will be celebrated, along with the other 2019 honorees, at the Ilitch School’s 39th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Oct. 17, at The Roostertail. The event will be emceed by Fox 2 Detroit anchor and reporter Roop Raj.

To purchase tickets, please click hereSponsorship opportunities are also available. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Steve Townsend at or 313-577-0202.


View all news stories