2017-2018 Alumni And Board of Governors Teaching Excellence Awards


The Alumni and Board of Governors Teaching Excellence Awards are given to four faculty members each year in recognition of their outstanding teaching efforts. Three awards are presented by the University, and a fourth is presented by the UNC system. We urge you to submit nominations for the 2017-2018 Awards. Nominations can come from Student Leadership, Alumni Association, faculty, and staff.

Eligible faculty members who received 2016-2017 teaching awards from their College or School will be automatically nominated for the 2017-2018 Alumni and Board of Governors Teaching Excellence Awards.

For questions, contact the UTLC at teach_xl@uncg.edu.

Nominations can be submitted by Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni.


Award Information and Deadlines

Deadline to submit nominations:
2018 dates coming soon

Completed dossiers must be submitted by:
2018 dates coming soon

The Committee review period will start:
2018 dates coming soon

Recipients will be determined on:
2018 dates coming soon


Click here for Criteria and Procedures for Nomination and Selection.

Click here for the Application and Coversheet for Nominated Faculty.


2017-2018 Award Winners

UNC Board of Governors
Excellence in Teaching Award

Recognition for a tenured faculty member who has completed at least seven years of teaching at UNCG, with an average teaching load over the three years preceding consideration of at least three courses per year. The Board of Governor’s Award brings statewide recognition.


Dr. Michael Perko,
Public Health Education

Mary Settle Sharp Award
for Teaching Excellence

Recognition for a full-time tenured faculty member who has completed at least three years of teaching at UNCG, with an average teaching load over the three years preceding consideration of at least three courses per year.


Dr. Kimberly Peterson,
Chemistry & Biochemistry

James Y. Joyner Award
for Teaching Excellence

Recognition for a full-time tenured-track faculty member who has completed at least three years of teaching at UNCG, with an average teaching load over the three years preceding consideration of at least three courses per year.


Dr. Jiyoung Hwang,
Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism

Anna Maria Gove Award
for Teaching Excellence

Recognition for any full-time lecturer, academic professional or clinical faculty member who has completed at least three years of teaching at UNCG, with an average teaching load over the three years preceding consideration of at least three courses per year.


Dr. Pam Brown,
Kinesiology