Founders' Day Award Winners

Congratulations to our faculty colleagues for their awards and achievements!

Select the year below to view the winners.

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Each year, the University of Central Florida honors UCF faculty for their outstanding performance in numerous categories, including:

Faculty Spotlight View Other Award Winners

Farrah M. Cato
College of Arts and Humanities Farrah M.  Cato My teaching has always focused on student-centered classrooms where critical thinking and active engagement are key. This foundation allows me to work on the primary goal of my pedagogy: to teach students how to use their education in the world around them. To this end, I employ a variety of strategies for differe...

Tison Pugh
College of Arts and Sciences Tison   Pugh The one common feature of all medieval literature, despite differences in authors, cultures, and genres, is that it is very, very old. When beginning my courses, I often face resistant students who have predetermined that, because of its age, the literature under examination is useless, if not altogether d...

Christopher Parkinson
College of Arts and Sciences Christopher  Parkinson As a professor, it is my responsibility to motivate the students’ interest in the course. My goal is to utilize active learning techniques to teach critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills. This is very difficult, but I am fortunate to have a dynamic personality, quick sense of humor...