Awards

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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

Michael Strawser
College of Arts and Humanities Michael Strawser All true education and edification (or Bildung, which nicely captures the meanings of both words) is based on respect, and I am thankful to have consistently scored highest in this category on my student perception of instruction forms. There are several ways that I try to respect my students, perhaps the most im...

Kevin Haran
College of Arts and Humanities Kevin Haran My goal in teaching studio art is to give students a college-level experience in creating a body of work that they would not have made on their own. This work will represent an awareness of traditional and contemporary issues in art. I challenge art students while offering encouragement as they pursue their educa...

Rani Vajravelu
College of Sciences Rani   Vajravelu My goal in teaching is to promote student success without compromising quality education. I use an interactive teaching style in all my courses, which range from large non-major to small-enrollment Honors and upper division classes. I create a learning environment that is mutually enjoyable for the teacher a...