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

Dima Nazzal
College of Engineering and Computer Science Dima Nazzal I believe that to be most effective as an instructor, one must create a welcoming environment that is interactive, collaborative, and promotes problem-solving. The environment should encourage students to present their ideas and opinions while respecting others’ points of view. I like to continuously explor...

Karen Mottarella
College of Sciences Karen Mottarella Carl Rogers' Humanistic model inspires my teaching philosophy. The university classroom provides the perfect environment for students to develop their potential to grow positively. The university classroom is also a perfect forum to challenge and expand world views and views of "self." The opportunity for student...

Chiara Mazzucchelli
College of Arts and Humanities Chiara     Mazzucchelli As an Italian instructor, by the book, much of my classroom work focuses on helping students build proficiency in the four language skill areas–listening, speaking, reading, and writing. However, my goal as a teacher goes beyond the facilitation of linguistic growth. I want to open students' eyes to other ...