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University Awards

See the Provost's Web site for deadlines and submission criteria for the following awards:

  • UCF Faculty Excellence Awards
  • UCF Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Awards
  • UCF Teaching Incentive Program (UCF-TIP)
  • UCF Research Incentive Award Program (RIA)

For more information about the faculty award programs including links to previous award recipients, visit the Faculty Resources page at the Office of the Provost web site.

For questions about the Excellence Awards, Teaching Incentive Program (TIP), and Research Incentive Program (RIA) Awards, contact the Office of Faculty Excellence.

Founders' Day Awards

See our listing of Founders' Day Award Winners here.

Teaching Excellence Awards

Faculty members who win the Teaching Excellence Awards on Founders' Day are also encouraged to provide a photo and teaching philosophy statement. Read the philosophies from these Teaching Excellence Award Winners here.

SoTL Awards

For criteria about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), check out Faculty Relations SoTL Information.

SoTL uses discovery, reflection, and evidence-based methods to research effective teaching and student learning. See our listing of SoTL Award Winners here.

Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching

The Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching recognizes one outstanding UCF faculty member who has taught at least one blended or fully online (M, W, V, RV) course within the previous academic year.


Faculty Spotlight View Other Award Winners

Paul Desmarais
College of Nursing Paul  Desmarais I have never seen myself as the "Guardian of the Nursing profession."  My goal is not to "weed out" people. My job is to teach, impart knowledge, clarify, explain, correct, and instruct. More importantly, my job is to inspire awe in the beauty of knowledge, the excitement of understanding, the desire to seek more....

Kathie Holland
College of Business Administration Kathie  Holland “Teach on, Kathie Holland! Teach on!” A student wrote this on a Student Perception of Instruction form, and it still echoes in my mind. There are six principles that provide the foundation of my teaching philosophy: Fan the Passion to Incite Action, Create Structure, Build Relationships, Model the Role...

Mostafa Bassiouni
College of Engineering and Computer Science Mostafa    Bassiouni I have a strong passion for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science and information technology. For undergraduate courses, I emphasize providing students with a good understanding of current techniques, improving their problem-solving capability, enhancing their basic computer skills, and...