by Diane D. Galbraith
Noteworthy: Galbraith was named a 2012 Teaching Excellence Award winner for the Slippery Rock University's Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs in Region 2.
Residence: Gibsonia/West Deer.
F amily: Husband, Kevin; son, Christopher; and daughter, Kelli.
Profession: Assistant professor in Slippery Rock University's School of Business.
Background: Galbraith has taught and advised traditional and nontraditional students for Carlow University, Geneva College and Slippery Rock University in the areas of business and management. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Society for the Advancement of Management and the Pittsburgh Professional Women.
Education: Doctorate in education leadership from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Quote: "I think that this award is a great honor and is very humbling because there are a lot of talented professors. It is such a blessing to be in a profession that you love and one in which you can truly make a difference in the lives of students as they prepare for their respective careers."