Teaching Awards

Teaching awards and prizes are offered both university-wide and by each school to recognize faculty who have exemplified excellence in the classroom, in strengthening faculty-student relationships, and further advanced the scholarship of teaching at Emory University.

 


Emory University

Emory Williams Teaching Award
This award honors faculty for fostering participation, creativity, and inquiry in the classroom, providing a model for teaching, and serving as a mentor for students. The awards were established by Emory Williams, 1932 Emory alumnus and emeritus trustee. All faculty are eligible for this award. Recipients are nominated by recent alumni and winners are validated by a committee comprised of Alumni Office staff, previous winners, and the Office of the Provost. Click here for a list of past recipients.

Thomas Jefferson Award
This award is presented each year to the Emory faculty or administrator who has provided significant service through personal activities, influence, and leadership. This award recognizes distinguished service in the areas of teaching, research and scholarship, non-academic accomplishments with students, university or school advancement and development, and community or educational service. The Office of the Provost coordinates the nomination and award process. Click here for a list of past recipients.

University Scholar/Teacher Award
This award is presented to a member of the Emory faculty who has excelled as a classroom teacher, shown unusual concern for students, and made significant contributions to the scholarly life of the university. The selection committee for this award is comprised of previous recipients and chaired by the most recent winner. The Office of the Provost coordinates the selection process, and the Board of Higher Education of the United Methodist Church presents the annual award at opening convocation. Click here for a list of past recipients.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

In addition to the Emory Williams, Thomas Jefferson, and University Scholar/Teaching Awards, faculty in the College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are also eligible for:

Center for Teaching and Curriculum Awards for Excellence in Teaching
George P. Cuttino Award for Excellence in Mentoring
Crystal Apple Award for Teaching Excellence

Oxford College

In addition to the Emory Williams, Thomas Jefferson, and University Scholar/Teaching Awards, faculty in Oxford College are also eligible for:

The Fleming Award
The Fleming Award is presented by Oxford College’s Board of Counselors to recognize outstanding teaching. N. Bond Fleming, 1933 Emory alumnus and Dean of Oxford College from 1966-1976, established this award. Applications for this award are solicited by Oxford’s Development and University Relations office. Contact Marvlyn Kirk at
mekirk@emory.edu or at (770) 784-8440 for more information.

The Mizell Award
The Mizell Award is presented to an Oxford College faculty member each year for demonstrating superior performance in furthering the education of students during the previous year. The late Mr. Robert Mizell, Jr. established this award in memory of Robert Cotter Mizell, Jr. and Mrs. Mizell, whose lives were devoted to improving the quality of education of Emory University. The Dean of Oxford College chooses the award recipient; contact Sheilah Connor at
oxfsgc@emory.edu or at (770) 784-8302 for more information.

The Phi Theta Kappa Teaching Award

The Phi Theta Kappa Teaching Award is given each year by Phi Theta Kappa, a national honor society whose members rank in the top five percent of their sophomore class. Contact Oxford College’s Phi Theta Kappa advisor, Dr. Steve Baker at
baker@learnlink.emory.edu or at (770) 784-8446 for further information.

School of Business

In addition to the Emory Williams, Thomas Jefferson, and University Scholar/Teaching Awards, faculty in School of Business are also eligible for:

The Marc F. Adler Prize for Excellence in Teaching

The Distinguished Educator Awards
for the BBA, MBA, Evening MBA, and Executive MBA programs

School of Law

The Emory Williams, Thomas Jefferson, and University Scholar/Teaching Awards.

School of Medicine

Click on the link above for Teaching wards available to faculty in the Medical School as well as individual departments.

School of Nursing

The Emory Williams, Thomas Jefferson, and University Scholar/Teaching Awards.

School of Public Health

In addition to the Emory Williams, Thomas Jefferson, and University Scholar/Teaching Awards, faculty in the School of Public Health are also eligible for:
The Student Government Association Professor of the Year Award
This award is given to outstanding faculty members who have demonstrated leadership, a genuine concern for students, and a sense of academic excellence. Recipients are selected by a council of SPH students. For more information, contact the
School of Public Health at 7-5481.

School of Theology

The Emory Williams, Thomas Jefferson, and University Scholar/Teaching Awards.

 


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