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

Paul Desmarais
College of Nursing Paul  Desmarais I have never seen myself as the "Guardian of the Nursing profession."  My goal is not to "weed out" people. My job is to teach, impart knowledge, clarify, explain, correct, and instruct. More importantly, my job is to inspire awe in the beauty of knowledge, the excitement of understanding, the desire to seek more....

Stephen Kuebler
College of Sciences Stephen  Kuebler My teaching philosophy is that pedagogic activities should be guided by the principal: “Do this if it enables students to learn.” My teaching practices should empower students to take ownership of their education and help them realize that they are responsible for their learning outcomes. When students...

Jane Waterman
College of Sciences Jane Waterman Science is like a big jigsaw puzzle, and each research project is like a piece of that puzzle. To get this message across to my students, at all the levels I teach, I try to bring science alive to my classes, show them that science is always a work in progress and that it is exciting. I think it is important to in...