The Faculty of the Year Award is presented annually to an individual for striving to meet and achieving excellence in all areas of educating Greek students at UAB.
Elizabeth was nominated by the members of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. One of the members is quoted as saying: “Professor Turnbull has been one of the best professors I have had at UAB. Not only is she very knowledgeable about business, but she genuinely cares about her students.”
Another as saying: “As the instructor for Introduction to Business, she aided greatly in my transition to college. Instantaneously I felt comfortable in a college classroom setting. Her guiding words helped me feel confident and certain of my majors of choice.”