2021-2022 Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching
and
Alumni Teaching Excellence Awards


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 2020-2021 teaching awards from their College or School will be automatically nominated for the 2021-2022 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

Nominations now open:

https://forms.gle/hinGTtkfX9CMLuj99

Deadline to submit nominations:
August 30, 2021

Deadline to submit dossiers:
November 9, 2021


Important Documents

Cover Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions


2020 – 2021 Teaching 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. Rebecca MacLeod

Department of 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.

Dr. Sarah Daynes

Department of Sociology

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. Sally Koerner

Department of Biology

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.

Kim Cuny, MFA

Communications Studies


2020-2021 Teaching Award Nominees

UNC Board of Governors Awards for Excellence in Teaching

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

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 for Teaching Excellence

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

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 Teaching Award 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

2018-2019 Teaching Award 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

2017-2018 Teaching Award Winners

UNC Board of Governors
Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Michael Perko

Public Health Education

Mary Settle Sharp Award
for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Kimberly Peterson

Chemistry & Biochemistry


James Y. Joyner Award
for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Jiyoung Hwang

Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism

Anna Maria Gove Award
for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Pam Brown

Kinesiology

2016-2017 Teaching Award Winners

UNC Board of Governors
Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Sharon Morrison

Public Health Education

Mary Settle Sharp Award
for Teaching Excellence

James Fisher

Theatre


James Y. Joyner Award
for Teaching Excellence

Sheryl Oring

Art – New Media & Design

Anna Maria Gove Award
for Teaching Excellence

Wade Maki

Philosophy