Awards

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CETL is pleased to call for nominations for its awards that honor outstanding faculty contributions to the educational mission of Georgia Tech.  All nomination packets are due the first Monday of February.  Further information about each award and details for the electronic submission of nomination packets can be accessed below.  Award winners will be celebrated at the Faculty & Staff Honors Luncheon in April in the Student Center Ballroom.

See below for a full listing of CETL teaching awards for faculty as well as winners of last year's awards.

 

CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

This award is open to any nominated full-time tenure-track faculty member who does not yet have tenure.  Award recognizes teaching excellence, educational innovation, impact on student lives, and research / teaching connections.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 CETL/BP Award for Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence:

  • J. Brandon Dixon, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Flavio H. Fenton, Associate Professor, Physics
  • Brian K. Hammer, Assistant Professor, Biology
  • Kamran Paynabar, Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Anne Pollock, Assistant Professor, Literature, Media, and Communication
  • Kari E. Watkins, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Curriculum Innovation Award

This award recognizes faculty who are improving the quality of education at Georgia Tech through pedagogical and curricular innovation. The award is open to full-time general faculty of any rank or a team of faculty who have implemented an innovation in their course or departmental curriculum. 

Congratulations to the winner of the 2014 Curriculum Innovation Award:

  • Amy R. Pritchett, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering

 

Education Partnership Award

This annual Georgia Tech award recognizes genuine and substantial partnerships between the faculty and students of Georgia Tech and the K-12 community.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Education Partnership Award:

  • Eric A. Gaucher, Associate Professor, Biology
  • Ryan N. Randall, Research Coordinator, Biology
  • Janetta Greenwood, Senior Teacher, Dunwoody High School

 

Eichholz Faculty Teaching Award

This annual award recognizes faculty who provide outstanding teaching to students in core courses.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Eichholz Faculty Teaching Award:

  • Linda E. Green, Senior Academic Professional, Biology
  • Donald R. Webster, Professor and Associate Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Faculty Award for Academic Outreach

This award is for faculty who use their academic expertise to further the learning of K-12 students, teachers or other educational stakeholders of Georgia.

Congratulations to the winner of the 2014 Georgia Tech Faculty Award for Academic Outreach:

  • Stefan A. France, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
 

Innovation and Excellence in Laboratory Instruction Award

This award is open to full-time general faculty of any rank who have excelled in teaching in the laboratory. The "laboratory" can be broadly defined to include both traditional science labs and other formal courses that include experiential learning.

Congratulations to the winner of the 2014 Innovation and Excellence in Laboratory Instruction Award:

  • Essy Behravesh, Academic Professional, Biomedical Engineering

 

Innovation in Co-Curricular Education Award

This award is open to full-time general faculty of any rank who increase student learning outside the traditional curriculum and help Georgia Tech achieve its strategic goal of graduating global citizens who can contribute to all sectors of society.

Congratulations to the winner of the 2014 Co-Curricular Innovation Award:

  • Jennifer K. Leavey, Senior Academic Professional, College of Sciences

 

Undergraduate Educator Award

This award is open to any nominated non-tenure track faculty member who holds a 75%-100% appointment, teaches undergraduate credit courses(s), and has completed at least two semesters in a qualifying position at Georgia Tech.  The award recognizes outstanding contributions to undergraduate education.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Undergraduate Educator Award:

  • Michael O. Rodgers, Principal Research Scientist, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Chrissy C. Spencer, Academic Professional, Biology