Call for Nominations for UNG Faculty/Staff Awards

Posted: March 3, 2022

The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership facilitates faculty and teaching staff awards in multiple areas, including Leadership; Program and Department; Research and Creative; and Teaching.

See a snapshot of each award offered by CTLL below and visit the CTLL Awards webpage for full details and the application process. To submit an application for these awards, please use your UNG login to access the Office of Research and Engagement's Internal University Awards and External Grant Funding InfoReady.

Nominations for awards are open now through Monday, April 4, 2022, at noon.

Leadership Awards

The UNG Emerging Leader Award recognizes faculty who have assumed leadership roles within the last five years and who exemplify UNG's commitment to shared governance and effective leadership.

Program and Department Awards

The Momentum Award for Excellence in Advising and Student Success is designed to honor institutional advising that creates trajectory toward student success and completion. Using current baseline Momentum Year Institutional Data, this award is designed to recognize advising and other related (co-curricular) activities that improve institutional outcomes related to the Momentum. The recipient may be chosen to be the nominee for the University System of Georgia Momentum Award for Excellence in Advising and Student Success.

The Momentum Year Award for Excellence in Teaching is designed to honor a program's or department's teaching and instruction that promotes student achievement, promotes a purposeful program and career choice, and creates an environment where positive academic mindsets thrive, catapulting students toward degree completion. The recipient may be chosen to be the nominee for the University System of Georgia Momentum Year Award for Excellence in Teaching and Curricular Innovation.

The Teaching Excellence Award for Department or Program is designed to showcase an outstanding department or program that promotes, supports, and recognizes excellence in teaching and in service to students. The recipient may be chosen to be the nominee for the University System of Georgia Teaching Excellence Award for Department or Program.

Research and Creative Awards

The Distinguished Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award recognizes one faculty member annually whose teaching philosophy and research demonstrates sustained, exemplary engagement with the scholarship of teaching and learning. He or she systematically examines student learning and the instructional conditions that promote educational efficacy. The recipient may apply to be the UNG nominee for the University System of Georgia Regents' Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award recognizes faculty and teaching staff whose research demonstrates valuable work in the scholarship of teaching and learning. The awardee engages in a systematic examination of student learning and the instructional conditions that promote learning. His or her work has been disseminated in public, peer-reviewed venues.

Teaching Awards

The UNG Teaching Excellence Award for Tenure-Track Faculty recognizes those who have consistently demonstrated outstanding instruction. The recipients' qualifications may include activities designed to advance the practice of teaching and learning, to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and/or global and multicultural understanding.

The UNG Teaching Excellence Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty recognizes those whose work advances the quality and practice of instruction, demonstrates their success in fostering critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and/or increases global and multicultural understanding. The recipients' qualifications include effective teaching strategies to enhance student learning, such as active learning, student portfolios, and classroom assessment techniques, and a commitment to enriching academic activities outside of the classroom.

The UNG Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes excellence in teaching by a faculty member over the course of a distinguished career. The nominee's qualifications might include activities designed to advance the quality and practice of teaching and learning, to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and/or to increase global and multicultural understanding. The recipient may apply to be the UNG nominee for the University System of Georgia Felton Jenkins, Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty Award.

Review the full descriptions of awards

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