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University Honors Faculty Awards

University Honors Excellence in Teaching Award

The University Honors Excellence in Teaching Award is presented annually in recognition of exceptional devotion to student learning and innovation within the context of honors education. University Honors is very fortunate to have gifted and committed faculty who provide students with extraordinary and transformational learning experiences.

University Honors students are encouraged to nominate an honors faculty member who has provided you with an exceptional learning experience in an honors class (or classes) at any point in your career at UC (it need not have been from this academic year).

The award is presented annually at the University Honors Graduation Celebration.

Nominations for the 2015 University Honors Excellence in Teaching Award will start being accepted in January 2015.  Nominations will be due Monday, February 9, 2015.  Submit to honors@uc.edu.

Past Recipients 

2016 - Jeff Zalar, Assistant Professor of History and Ruth J. & Robert Endowed Chair of Catholic Studies in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences

2015 - Kristi Nelson, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Professor of Art History

2014 - Jason Blackard, College of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Internal Medicine

2013 - Constantine Polychroniou, Lindner College of Business, Marketing

2012 - Kathy Lorenz, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Romance Languages and Literatures

2011 - Howard Tolley, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Political Science

2010 - Kevin Grace, University Libraries, Archives and Rare books

2009 - Eric Maurer, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Environmental Studies

2008 - Jane Carlin, University Libraries

2007 - M.J. Woeste, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Communication 

2006 - Billie Dziech, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, English, and Mary Fox, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Biological Sciences

2005 - Todd Herzog, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, German Studies

2004 - F. Paul Esposito, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Physics

2003 - Terence Milligan, College-Conservatory of Music, Music

2002 - David Minda, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Mathematical Science

2001 - Michelle Gibson, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, English 

2000 - Ron Hundemer, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, English

1999 - Carl Seliskar, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Chemistry

1998 - Lowanne Jones, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Romance Languages & Literature

University Honors Program Distinguished Service Award

The University Honors Program Distinguished Service Award is presented to faculty and staff who have demonstrated a consistent commitment to excellence in honors education at UC. This award recognizes faculty and staff who have given their unwavering support to develop our students and contribute to our program throughout their tenure at UC.

Past Recipients

2015 - Kristi Nelson, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Professor of Art History
2014 - George Sukarieh, College of Engineering and Applied Science, Construction Management
2010 - Anthony Perzigian, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
2009 - Carl Seliskar, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Chemistry