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University Awards

See the Provost's Web site for deadlines and submission criteria for the following awards:

  • UCF Faculty Excellence Awards
  • UCF Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Awards
  • UCF Teaching Incentive Program (UCF-TIP)
  • UCF Research Incentive Award Program (RIA)

For more information about the faculty award programs including links to previous award recipients, visit the Faculty Resources page at the Office of the Provost web site.

For questions about the Excellence Awards, Teaching Incentive Program (TIP), and Research Incentive Program (RIA) Awards, contact the Office of Faculty Excellence.

Founders' Day Awards

See our listing of Founders' Day Award Winners here.

Teaching Excellence Awards

Faculty members who win the Teaching Excellence Awards on Founders' Day are also encouraged to provide a photo and teaching philosophy statement. Read the philosophies from these Teaching Excellence Award Winners here.

SoTL Awards

For criteria about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), check out Faculty Relations SoTL Information.

SoTL uses discovery, reflection, and evidence-based methods to research effective teaching and student learning. See our listing of SoTL Award Winners here.

Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching

The Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching recognizes one outstanding UCF faculty member who has taught at least one blended or fully online (M, W, V, RV) course within the previous academic year.


Faculty Spotlight View Other Award Winners

Judith Ruland
College of Nursing Judith    Ruland My philosophy of teaching is based on a belief that learning needs to be student centered and that students need to be equal partners in the learning process. My role involves using my expertise to put the necessary resources in the hands of the students or more likely to be sure that my students are well equi...

Peter Jacques
College of Sciences Peter  Jacques My teaching philosophy is simple: cultivate what works for students! Executing this philosophy is decidedly more difficult than just saying it, but my goal is to engage students in the classroom in a way that effectively helps them learn. Long lectures do not appear to be as effective as we used to think (thoug...

J. Blake Scott
College of Arts and Sciences J. Blake  Scott Teachingis what sustains me as an academic. It fuels and, in turn, is fueled by myresearch in rhetoric, which emphasizes civic action, and by my communityservice. Some of the hallmarks of service-learning—active learning, problemsolving, critical reflection, and civic engagement—guide my overal...