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


Nominations for 2020-2021 are now open.
Please click below to proceed to the nomination form.

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:
October 26, 2020


Important Documents

Cover Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions


2019 - 2020 Award Winners

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.

Dr. Carmen Sotomayor

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

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.

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.

Dr. Robyn Le Blanc

Classical Studies

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.

Dr. Meiqing Sun

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures


2018-2019 Winners

UNC Board of Governors
Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Dianne Welsh

Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism

Mary Settle Sharp Award
for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Mariche G. Bayonas

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

James Y. Joyner Award
for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Amanda Gale

Interior Architecture

Anna Maria Gove Award
for Teaching Excellence

Aaron Terranova

Kinesiology