MELBOURNE, FLA.—Tim Muth, Florida Institute of Technology adjunct professor and director of student and program assessment in the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business, received the annual Excellence in Teaching Award from the Florida Tech chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. Muth was honored at a recent ceremony where 99 new society members were inducted. Ninety-six members graduating in May were also recognized at the event.
“I would like to thank Phi Eta Sigma and all my students for recognizing me with this very prestigious teaching award,” said Muth. “I am lucky to have the opportunity to work with such a talented, intelligent and caring group of students. I am deeply honored to accept this award.”
Muth teaches undergraduate and graduate business courses at Florida Tech. He is also a member of the university’s Women’s Business Center Board of Directors. Before coming to Florida Tech, Muth spent more than 25 years in senior management positions with Harris Corp., Intersil Corp. and Conexant Systems. A resident of Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., he serves on the board of directors of several local not-for-profit organizations. Muth received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and his master’s degree from Wake Forest University in North Carolina.
The honor society was established to reward and support academic excellence among college and university freshmen in all disciplines. It was founded in 1923 at the University of Illinois and is the largest and oldest honor society in the United States. Eligible candidates must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale at the end of a full-time curricular period to be elected to membership. The society has inducted more than 975,000 members across 365 college and university campuses in the U.S. since its inception. The Florida Tech chapter was first chartered in 1998.