Kent State Director of Instructional Design Amy Grincewicz, Ph.D. Receives Award for Quality Matters Implementation

KENT, Ohio – Amy Grincewicz, Ph.D., Director of Instructional Design at the Kent State Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, was recently recognized by Quality Matters with the Quality Matters (QM) with the Directors’ Award for Exceptional Service to Quality Matters.

According to the organization’s news release, “Dr. Grincewicz has made a major mark on the University’s deepening investment in quality assurance, bringing QM practices and certification to several courses through her roles as a QM-certified Master Reviewer and facilitator of three QM professional development workshops. The Directors’ Award for Exceptional Service to Quality Matters serves to recognize her extraordinary contribution to quality assurance efforts in service of learners at Kent State and beyond.”

Quality Matters, the international leader for quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments, presented six awards intended to celebrate institutions and individuals who have demonstrated an exceptional dedication to quality in digital learning.

“Dr. Grincewicz’ significant contributions to program design have led to the College obtaining both QM Online Program Design Certification and Quality Matters Learner Success Certification for our MBA programs, which reflects the College’s commitment to quality and positive student experiences in learning. She is more than deserving of this recognition,” said Cathy L.Z. DuBois, Ph.D., associate dean for graduate and online programs at the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship.

Awards were presented at the QM Connect Conference which took place in Tucson, Arizona in November.


About Kent State University’s Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Kent State University’s Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship is among the fewer than 1% of business schools worldwide to obtain dual accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in both business and accounting. The college offers 11 undergraduate majors, 14 minors, four graduate certificates, an undergraduate Professional Sales Certificate program; master’s degrees in accounting (online), MBA (in-person and online), business analytics (in-person and online) and economics; as well as a Ph.D. program with concentrations in accounting, finance, information systems, management and marketing. For more information about Kent State’s Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, visit www.kent.edu/crawford.

About Quality Matters

Grounded in research. Driven by best practices. A community that puts learners first. Quality Matters (QM) is the global organization leading quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments. It provides a scalable quality assurance system for online and blended learning used within and across organizations. When you see QM Certification Marks on courses or programs, it means they have met QM Course Design Standards or QM Program Review Criteria in a rigorous review process.

POSTED: Monday, December 12, 2022 10:21 AM
Updated: Monday, February 06, 2023 11:17 PM