2020-2021 Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching
and
Alumni Teaching Excellence Awards


Nominations for 2020-2021 are now closed.

The Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching & Alumni 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.

Eligible faculty members who received 2019-2020 teaching awards from their College or School will be automatically nominated for the 2020-2021 Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching & Alumni Teaching Excellence Awards.

Nominations may be submitted by Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni. Faculty are also highly encouraged to submit nominations on their own behalf.

For questions, contact Marisa Gonzalez at teach_xl@uncg.edu.


Deadlines and Award Information

Deadline to submit nominations:
September 1, 2020

Deadline to submit dossiers:
November 9, 2020


Important Documents

Cover Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions


2020 – 2021 Award Candidates

UNC Board of Governors
Excellence in Teaching Award

Open to tenured faculty members who have completed at least seven years of teaching at UNCG. The BOG Award is the highest post-secondary award in the state and carries the expectation that applicants will be exceptional teachers who have extended their pedagogical activities beyond the classroom. The award recognizes outstanding teaching (including online or blended instruction, mentorship and educational service) that has resulted in the advancement of the profession. The Board of Governors presents one faculty member from each UNC school with this award every year. The award brings statewide recognition.


Keith Debbage  Geography, Environment, And Sustainability
Chris Kepley Nanoscience
Etsuko Kinefuchi Communications
Rebecca MacLeod Music Education
Nancy Myers English
Hamid Nemati Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
Tracy Nichols Public Health Education
Carole Ott Coelho Music

Mary Settle Sharp Award
for Teaching Excellence

Open to tenured faculty members who have completed at least three years of teaching at UNCG. The award recognizes outstanding teaching (including online or blended instruction, and mentorship) at UNCG.


Barbara Campbell-Thomas  Art
Melanie Carrico Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies
Sarah Daynes Sociology
Janet Lilly Dance
Katherine Mansfield Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations
David Remington Biology

James Y. Joyner Award
for Teaching Excellence

Open to untenured, tenure-track faculty members who have completed at least three years of teaching at UNCG. The award recognizes outstanding teaching (including online or blended instruction, and mentorship) at UNCG.


April Dawkins Library & Information Science
Michael Hemphill Kinesiology
Connie Jones Counseling & Educational Development
Sally Koerner Biology
Emilia Phillips English
Rachele Riley Art

Anna Maria Gove Award
for Teaching Excellence

Open to any full-time non-tenure-track faculty member (lecturer, academic professional, clinical faculty, etc.) who has completed at least three years of teaching at UNCG. The award recognizes outstanding teaching (including online or blended instruction) at UNCG.


Kimberly Cuny Communications
Greg Daniels Kinesiology
Sara Estle Psychology
Judy Fowler Kinesiology
Emily Hall  English
Huiyuan Hu Chemistry
Channelle James Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism
Crystal Lamb Nursing
Lori Mackowski Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism
Sara Macsween Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism
Jessica McCall Communications
Cristina Moreira Biology
Mark Moser History
Adam Rosenfeld Philosphy
Burgin Ross Nutrition
Jenni Simon Communications
Anne Wood Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies

2019-2020 Winners

UNC Board of Governors
Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Carmen Sotomayor

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Mary Settle Sharp Award
for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Elizabeth Perrill

Art History

James Y. Joyner Award
for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Robyn Le Blanc

Classical Studies

Anna Maria Gove Award
for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Meiqing Sun

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures