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Series 19, Academic Excellence Week/Honors Convocations

 

Series 19

Academic Excellence Week/Honors Convocations

 

 

Academic Excellence Awards are won by faculty who demonstrate academic excellence in their various roles both individually and collectively.
GENERAL CRITERIA FOR AWARDS All nominees, whether individual or department, must meet the following general criteria:
• Demonstrates THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE of the field.
• COMMUNICATES that knowledge in an effective and organized manner.
• Establishes a POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT.
• Shows RESPECT and CONCERN for students.
• Inspires ENTHUSIASM for learning.
• Has HIGH EXPECTATIONS for students’ performance.
Deans, directors and individual faculty members are asked to nominate persons/departments for one of the awards described below. (NOTE: Only current UNC faculty members are eligible for faculty awards.)

 

Specific Criteria for the Awards

Teaching Excellence in Undergraduate Education

  • "Goes the extra mile" for students
  • Is unselfishly available to students
  • Provides additional learning opportunities
  • Uses innovative teaching methods

Teaching Excellence in Graduate Education

  • "Goes the extra mile" for students
  • Is unselfishly available to students
  • Provides additional learning opportunities
  • Uses innovative teaching methods
  • Produces a model of outstanding teaching in the discipline
  • Effectively guides students in professional development and/or in research/activity

Excellence in Faculty Service

  • Contributes significantly to the development of other faculty members
  • Contributes significantly to the curriculum and instructional program of the University beyond one’s own courses and department
  • Contributes significantly to the discipline/profession

Excellence in Faculty Advisement

  • Is unselfishly available to students
  • Provides career mentoring as well as academic scheduling advisement
  • Is widely knowledgeable of university requirements, academic policies, and student support services
  • Consistently demonstrates respect, concern, and interest in students and their progress

School/Program Excellence in Teaching

  • School/Program demonstrates excellence and/or innovation in classroom/lab advising, and/or instructional development
  • School/Program’s graduates have demonstrated record of accomplishment

School/Program Excellence in Service

  • School/Program demonstrates a commitment to public service which has an impact on the community, state, region, or beyond
  • School/Program applies expertise to consequential problems in society

School/Program Excellence in Scholarship

  • School/Program has a collective demonstrated record of excellence in research or creative activity
  • Has demonstrated a collective record of contributions to the discipline and the university
  • Has demonstrated a collective record of excellent teaching and involvement of students in research and creative activity

Excellence Through Performance Assessment

  • The program or initiative is committed to on-going assessment and improvement, based on its goals, so as to contribute to recognized, exemplary programs.
  • The program or initiative regularly monitors achievement of its goals and objectives, and makes relevant changes that lead to innovative practices
  • The program or initiative makes data reflecting the effectiveness of its program available to relevant constituents, and receives systematic feedback from which changes are made
  • The program or initiative reflects innovation and creativity in addressing assessment challenges at the unit, college, program, and/or student/course levels
  • The program or initiative uses data to gain visibility as to its effectiveness, and thus influences the culture of accountability at UNC and higher education in general

Academic Leadership Excellence

  • Consistently leads his/her unit toward academic excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and service
  • Promotes the professional development of both individuals within his/her unit as well as the collective whole
  • Performs routine responsibilities and tasks efficiently, effectively, and fairly
  • Demonstrates academic leadership in the broader university context beyond advancement of his/her own discipline
  • Service as a role model for other faculty members
 

Teaching Excellence in Undergraduate Education

2011

Karen Barton, Department of Geography; Priscilla Falcon, Department of Hispanic Studies

2010

 

2009

Efrain Garza, School of Modern Language & Cultural Studies, Hispanic Studies

2008

Gayle Johnson Bohrer, School of Nursing; Lorie Sauble-Otto, School of Modern Language & Cultural Studies

2007

Michelle Chamberlin, Mathematical Sciences; Mary Schuttler, Theatre Arts & Dance; Susan Thompson, Teacher Education

2006

James Dunn, Geography; Tim Jares, Finance & Quantitative Methods; Connie Stewart, Art & Design

2005

William Douglas Woody, Dept. of Psychology; and Alison Merrill, School of Nursing

2004

Vish Iyer, Marketing; Sarah L. Naper & Molly Mathias, Libraries; Bob Walch, Physics

2003

Rosemary Hathaway, English

2002

Jodie Novak, Department of Mathematical Sciences; and Jay Lightfoot, Computer Information Systems

2001

Sally McBeth, Anthropology

2000

Carolyn Dennehy, Kinesiology & Physical Education; and Robert C. Harris, Marketing Department

1999

John Clinebell, Department of Finance

Teaching Excellence in Graduate Education

2011

Susan Hutchinson, Department of Applied Statistics and Research Methods

2010

 

2009

Heather Helm, School of Applied Psychology and Counselor Education

2008

Katrina Rodriguez, School of Educational Research , Leadership and Technology

2007

James Marshall, Social Sciences

2006

Debra Leners, Nursing

2005

Diane S. Bassett, School of Special Education

2004

Jane L. Koeckeritz, Nursing; Sandy Magnuson, Professional Psychology

2003

Daniel Mundfrom, Applied Statistics & Research Methods

2002

Garl Gerbrandt, School of Music

2001

Dale Shaw, Applied Statistics & Research Methods

2000

Gary Heise, Kinesiology & Physical Education

1999

Rik D'Amato, Department of Professional Psychology

 

Excellence in Faculty Service

2011

Sieger Hartgers, School of Art and Design

2010

 

2009

Nancy Karlin, School of Psychological Sciences

2008

Paul Nutter, School of Chemistry, Earth Science & Physics

2007

Kathryn Blair, Nursing; Fritz Fischer, History, Philosophy & Political Science; Maria Lahman, ERLT

2006

Robin Brewer, Special Education; Jay Lightfoot, Accounting & CIS

2005

Courtney W. Willis, Dept. of Physics

2004

Charles E. Olmsted, Biological Sciences & Environmental Studies

2003

Christine McClatchey, Department of Finance

2002

Ron O. Reed, Department of Accounting

2001

Mary Schuttler, Theatre & Dance; John Loftis, English; Sharon Clinebell, Management;

2000

Warren Buss, Biological Sciences

1999

Robert Ehle, School of Music

 

Excellence in Faculty Advisement

2011

Katrina Einhellig, School of Nursing

2010

 

2009

Connie Stewart, School of Art and Design and Frank Skufca, School of Biological Sciences

2008

Jennifer Clarke, School of Biological Sciences

2007

Katie Bright, Audiology & Speech Language Sciences Program

2006

Keiko Krahnke, Management & Marketing; Jeraldine Kraver, English Language & Literature

2005

Nursing Pre-Clinical Advising Team: Diane Peters, Gayle J. Bohrer, Priscilla

2004

Susan R. Hutchinson, Applied Statistics & Research Methods

2003

Allen McConnell, Accounting Department

2002

Larry R. Harrison, Department of Community Health & Nutrition

2001

Diane Peters, School of Nursing

2000

Charmaine Coppom, School of Music

1999

William Parkos, Community Health & Nutrition

 

School/Program Excellence in Teaching

2011

School of Management and Marketing

2010

 

2009

School of Theatre Arts and Dance and School of Special Education

2008

Hispanic Studies

2007

School of Finance

2006

School of English Language & Literature; School of Psychological Sciences

2005

Department of Reading

2004

Department of Anthropology

2003

School of Music

2002

School of Nursing and Department of History

2001

Geography Department

2000

Department of Physics

1999

Department of Speech Communication, Idahlynn Karre, Chair

 

School/Program Excellence in Service

2011

School of Human Sciences

2010

 

2009

School of Music

2008

School of Psychological Sciences

2007

Accounting Program, School of Accounting & CIS

2006

School of Nursing

2005

Department of English

2004

Department of Elementary Education; UNC Visitor Center & Student Ambassadors

2003

Division of Special Education

2002

Department of Economics

2001

Department of Professional Psychology

2000

Department of Accounting and Department of Philosophy

1999

Department of Sociology, John Fox, Chair

 

School/Program Excellence in Scholarship

2011

Ph.D. Counseling Psychology Program

2010

 

2009

School of Social Sciences

2008

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School of English Language & Literature

2006

School of Special Education

2005

Department of Management

2004

Department of Political Science

2003

Department of Africana Studies

2002

Department of Professional Psychology

2001

School of Kinesiology & Physical Education and Department of Psychology

2000

Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Mathematical Sciences

1999

Department of Marketing, Joe Alexander, Chair

 

Excellence Through Performance Assessment

2011

School of Nursing

2010

 

2009

School of Accounting and Computer Information Systems

2008

K-12 Physical Education area of Sport & Exercise Science

2007

University Libraries Staff; School of Teacher Education & CEBS Dean's Office

2006

Communication Studies Program

2005

School of Music

2004

Monfort College of Business

2003

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Excellence in Academic Leadership

2011

Richard Jurin, School of Biological Sciences

2010

 

2009

Alexander Sidorkin, School of Teacher Education

2008

Allen McConnell, School of Accounting and CIS

2007

Robert Brunswig

2006

Joe Alexander, Dean of the Monfort College of Business; Thomas Trelogan, History, Philosophy & Political Science

2005

Thomas G. Endres, Dept. of Communication

2004

Teresa M. McDevitt, Asst. to the Provost & Prof. of Educational Psychology

2003

Rich Trahan, Assoc. Dean of A&S; and Robbyn Wacker, Associate Dean of HHS

2002

Barry Rothaus, Department of History

2001

David Cole, Department of Geography

2000

Vinnie Scalia, Dean, College of Health & Human Sciences; and Eugene Sheehan, Chair, Department of Psychology

1999

Sandra Baird, Director, School of Nursing