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

Lei Zhao
College of Engineering and Computer Science Lei   Zhao Enthusiasm is the key to the success of an engineering educator. My enthusiasm in engineering and teaching, which propelled me through many years of hard work in pursuit of knowledge and excellence, enables me to instill the same enthusiasm in my students and guide them towards a rewarding career in engine...

Dan Murphree
College of Arts and Humanities Dan    Murphree Students today, regardless of discipline or major, desire education and training that will enable them to better understand their pasts, contribute during the present, and prosper in the future. Therefore I emphasize active, experiential learning that facilitates an undergraduate's desire to obtain practical s...

Humberto Lopez
College of Arts and Humanities Humberto   Lopez If I were to encapsulate the most important principle in my teaching philosophy it would be that one must enjoy being a teacher in order to be a good one. I am passionate about education because I am a learner myself who believes that learning should be curiosity driven, active, and enjoyable, and should emphasize...