Print Page | Contact Us | Sign In | Join
Excellence in Teaching
Share |

SECAC Award for Excellence in Teaching

Awarded in recognition of outstanding teaching by a SECAC member who demonstrates an exceptional command of his or her discipline through the ability to teach effectively, impart knowledge, and inspire students. A brief description of the nominee's teaching philosophy should be included.

To nominate an individual for the SECAC Award for Excellence in Teaching, send a letter of nomination specifying the nominee and the intended award with the nominee’s CV to Lawrence Jenkens at aljenken@uncg.edu by February 6, 2018; all supporting materials are due by March 1, 2018 (upload or postmark). The nominee's SECAC membership status should be current at the time of nomination.

To nominate a group of collaborators, an organization, or an institution, the nominator should send a letter of nomination specifying the intended award nominee(s) and the intended award to Lawrence Jenkens at aljenken@uncg.edu by February 6, 2018; all supporting materials are due by March 1, 2018 (upload or postmark). In the case of a collaborating group or organization, at least one person must be a current SECAC member; a CV for this individual should accompany the nomination letter. In the case of an institution, the institution must be a current SECAC institutional member at the time of nomination.

Supporting materials should include the nominee's teaching philosophy and document the nominee’s ability to teach effectively, impart knowledge, and inspire students. Supporting materials should not exceed 10 pages; this limit excludes the nomination letter, CV, and teaching philosophy. These materials may be provided by either the nominator or the nominee, however, all materials are to be submitted together.

Nomination letters and supporting materials may be submitted through Dropbox. Please share your nominating folder in Dropbox with Lawrence Jenkens at aljenken@uncg.edu.

For questions, contact aljenken@uncg.edu.

Past Recipients

2017 - Beauvais Lyons, University of Tennessee
2016 - Kristy Deetz, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
2015 - Debra Murphy, University of North Florida
2014 - Jeff Schwartz, Ringling College of Art and Design
2013 - Scott Betz, Winston-Salem State University
2012 - Deborah Huelsberger, University of Missouri
2012 - Linda Gigante, University of Louisville
2011 - Ruth Bolduan, Virginia Commonwealth University
2011 - Dorothy Joiner, LaGrange College
2010 - Pamela Simpson, Washington and Lee University
2010 - James Alexander, University of Alabama at Birmingham
2010 - Mary Stewart,  Florida State University
2010 - William R. Levin, Centre College
2008 - Ute Wachsmann-Linnan, Columbia College
2008 - Robert Lyon, University of South Carolina
2007 - Lauren Garber Lake, University of Florida
2007 - Reni Gower, Virginia Commonwealth University
2007 - Andrew Ladis, University of Georgia
2004 - Jane Allen Nodine, University of South Carolina Upstate
2004 - Porter Aichele, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2003 - Elizabeth Bailey, Wesleyan College
2003 - Vida Hull, East Tennessee State University
2002 - Amy Lixi-Purcell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro