Northwood University Instructor Recognized for Innovation

The American Accounting Association recently recognized Northwood University adjunct instructor Cathy Scott with its two-year College Educator of the Year Award for 2012-2013. The award cited her innovation in the classroom and her leadership in the development of teaching and learning beyond her own courses.  Her recognition by the American Accounting Association was for her work at Navarro College, an area community college.  Scott teaches automotive marketing computer labs and other specialty courses at Northwood’s Texas campus.


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in seven states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.