Awards

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2016).  Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Achievement: Service in Teaching.  Demonstrated Excellence in Using Service Learning as a Teaching and Learning Strategy.  Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 21, 2016.

Entrepreneurship Program [Significant Contributions as a Faculty Member]. (2016). Certificate of Recognition for Leading Light.  To an academic department or program for exemplary integration of service learning into the curriculum.  Service Learning as a Teaching and Learning Strategy.  Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 21, 2016.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2016).  Innovative Scholarship Award.  Finalist.  Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 22, 2016.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2016).  Excellence in Research Award. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 16, 2016.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2016).  Board of Governors Creative and Innovative Teaching Award. Finalist.  Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 16, 2016.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2016).  Curtis W. Wood Award for Excellence in Mentoring Graduate Students.  Nominee (34 nominees among 493 graduate faculty).  Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, March 31, 2016.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2015).  Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Achievement: Service in Teaching.  Demonstrated Excellence in Using Service Learning as a Teaching and Learning Strategy.  Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 23, 2015.

Entrepreneurship Program [Significant Contributions as a Faculty Member]. (2015). Certificate of Recognition for Leading Light.  To an academic department or program for exemplary integration of service learning into the curriculum.  Service Learning as a Teaching and Learning Strategy.  Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 23, 2015.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2015). Small business and Obamacare: Ripple effects when the cost is “too high.” Distinguished Research Award. Allied Academies, Academy of Entrepreneurship.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2015). First Year Advocate Finalist. Members of the Class of 2018 named faculty and staff from across the campus as exemplary advocates for first year students during the 2013-2014 academic year. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 9, 2015.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2014). Board of Governors Creative and Innovative Teaching Award. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 26, 2014.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2014). BB&T Faculty Research Grant [Award] for the Study of Leadership, Ethics, and Capitalism. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 26, 2014.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2014). First Year Advocate Finalist. Members of the Class of 2017 named faculty and staff from across the campus as exemplary advocates for first year students during the 2013-2014 academic year. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 8, 2014.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2013). First Year Advocate Nominee. Members of the Class of 2016 named faculty and staff from across the campus as exemplary advocates for first year students during the 2012-2013 academic year. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 3, 2013.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2012). Online Collaborative Learning Beyond Course Registration. Creative Use of Technology Award. Association for Continuing Higher Education. (First conceived of Master of Entrepreneurship (M.E.) Program “Entrepreneurship Community”; collaborated with Western Carolina University’s Coulter Faculty Commons Learning Management staff for development of a collaborative learning community). Austin, TX, November 13, 2012.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2012). Board of Governors Creative and Innovative Teaching Award. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 14, 2012.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2011). Graduate Faculty Teaching Award. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 16, 2011.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2011). Creative and Innovative Teaching Award, “Distinguished Teacher.” Academy of Educational Leadership, Orlando, FL, April 7, 2011.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2009). Board of Governors Creative and Innovative Teaching Award. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, April 24, 2009.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. & Geho, P.R. (2007). Holes in the corporate veil: Confronting the “myth” of reduced liability for small businesses and entrepreneurs under corporate forms. Distinguished Research Award. Allied Academies, Academy of Entrepreneurship Education.

Lahm, R.J., Jr. (2007). More trouble than it is worth? Detecting and prosecuting plagiarism in business plans. Best Paper Award. Academic Business World International Conference, Nashville, TN, May 28-30, 2007.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2006). Plagiarism and business plans: A growing challenge for entrepreneurship education? Distinguished Research Award. Allied Academies, Academy of Entrepreneurship Education.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2006). State of the entrepreneurial blogosphere. Distinguished Research Award. Allied Academies, Academy of Entrepreneurship Education.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2006). Designing a faculty course Website from scratch: Some lessons learned. Faculty Showcase Award. Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, April 6, 2006.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. & Little, H.T., Jr. (2005). Bootstrapping business start-ups: Entrepreneurship literature, textbooks, and teaching practices versus current business practices? Distinguished Research Award. Allied Academies, Academy of Entrepreneurship Education.

Lahm, R. J., Jr. (2000). Honored as a recipient of the 2000 Award for Distinguished Contribution to HRD Research, for original doctoral dissertation research on: The role of interpersonal “chemistry” in hiring. Georgia State University, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.