Faculty Awards Nominations

Nominations are open for 2019-20 awards available to College of Sciences faculty members.

Some of the deadlines listed below are earlier than the deadlines listed on the award web pages. The university permits each college a limited number of nominations for some of these awards, and the earlier deadlines allow time for College of Sciences administration to review applications and identify the submissions that will be forwarded along to the university for consideration.

NC State University Awards

(Deadline extended) Nominations for the Outstanding Global Engagement Award are due by Friday, February 7. This award recognizes outstanding accomplishments in globally engaged teaching, research, extension, engagement or economic development by NC State faculty and EHRA staff. Nominations should be submitted to John Blondin at blondin@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards are due by Friday, February 28. These awards recognize outstanding faculty, staff, colleges/organizations/units, students and student organizations that have made exceptional efforts and contributions in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion. Nominations should be submitted to the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity using this form.

Nominations Closed

(These awards are listed for reference only.)

Nominations for the 2019-20 University Faculty Scholars Program were due by Friday, October 4. This program, established in 2012 by Chancellor Randy Woodson, recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders among NC State’s faculty. Nominations are limited to assistant professors who have been reappointed for a second term, all associate professors, and professors within the first three years of appointment at that rank. Please refer to the college’s nomination procedures for more information. Nominations are submitted to Jamie Barber at jdvrabel@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards were due by Tuesday, October 15. The awards recognize the accomplishments and commitment of those dedicated to helping students succeed through academic advising. Nominations are submitted to directly to the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA).

Nominations were due by Tuesday, October 29, for the O. Max Gardner Award, given annually by the Board of Governors to an outstanding faculty member from one of the 17 UNC institutions. Past winners have included faculty members who made contributions of national or international significance. Given annually since 1949, this award is named for former governor and NC State alumnus Oliver Max Gardner. Nominations are discussed with Dean Chris McGahan and then submitted to John Blondin at blondin@ncsu.edu and Jamie Barber at jdvrabel@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Jefferson Science Fellows Program were due by Thursday, October 31. The Jefferson Science Fellows selects up to fifteen exceptional faculty from across the nation each year to serve in a one-year assignment at the US Department of State or at the US Agency for International Development to integrate science and public policy. Interested faculty needing assistance with their applications can contact Maria Almanza, NC State’s director of external faculty awards and recognition, at maria_almanza@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching were due by Friday, November 1. This prestigious award was established in 1993 to underscore the importance of teaching and to encourage, identify, recognize, reward and support good teaching at the university. The college is permitted to submit only one nominee to the university. Nominations are submitted to John Blondin at blondin@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the LeRoy and Elva Martin Award for Teaching Excellence were due by Tuesday, November 26. The award is open to assistant professors and recognizes outstanding contributions to the College of Sciences’ teaching mission. One winner will be a tenure-track faculty member, while the other will be non-tenure-track. Nominations are submitted to John Blondin at blondin@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Outstanding Teacher Award were due by Tuesday, November 26. This award recognizes excellence in teaching at all levels. Faculty must be recognized as an Outstanding Teacher before they can receive the Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching or the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award. Nominations are submitted to John Blondin at blondin@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award were due by Tuesday, November 26. This is one of the most prestigious undergraduate awards given on campus. To be eligible, a nominee must have previously received an Outstanding Teacher Award and have provided distinguished service in support of undergraduate teaching. Nominations are submitted to John Blondin at blondin@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence were due by Tuesday, December 10. This award, established by the NC State Board of Trustees in 1992 and named for NC State’s first chief executive, recognizes and rewards faculty whose careers demonstrate excellence in achievement and sustained impact in research, teaching, service or extension and engagement. It is NC State’s highest faculty award. Nominations require a signature from Dean Chris McGahan and are submitted to Judy Austin at jcaustin@ncsu.edu, copying Jamie Barber at jdvrabel@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology were due by Tuesday, January 7. This teaching award was created to honor the creative pedagogy of NC State’s faculty and their work in integrating new technologies into effective teaching strategies. The award is named for Gertrude Cox, “The First Lady of Statistics,” who came to NC State in 1940 to establish the university’s Department of Statistics. Nominations require a signature from Dean Chris McGahan and are submitted to Judy Austin at jcaustin@ncsu.edu, copying Jamie Barber at jdvrabel@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Equity for Women Awards were due by Friday, January 17. This award is made annually to recognize faculty, staff and students for their outstanding dedication to establishing equity for women at NC State University. Nominations are submitted to the NC State Council on the Status of Women using this form.

Nominations for the Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award were due by Friday, January 17. The award recognizes outstanding graduate level teaching at NC State. Individual awardees receive $4,000, and the number of awards is determined by the funding provided. All members of the graduate faculty are eligible for nomination. Nominations are submitted to John Blondin at blondin@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award were due by Friday, January 17. The award recognizes research excellence and outstanding research mentoring of NC State faculty. Recipients become members in NC State’s Research Leadership Academy. Nominations are submitted to John Blondin at blondin@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Jackson Rigney International Service Award were due by Friday, January 17.  This award recognizes an NC State employee who has made significant contributions in international service to NC State or the community over the course of their career. Nominations are submitted to John Blondin at blondin@ncsu.edu.

Nominations for the Outstanding Extension Award and Outstanding Engagement Award were due by Friday, January 24. These awards encourage and recognize outstanding extension, engagement, and economic development activities by faculty and EHRA employees of NC State. Award recipients will become nominees for induction into the Academy of Outstanding Faculty in Extension and Engagement and also be considered to receive an Alumni Extension Award. Nominations are submitted to the Office of Outreach and Engagement via this form.

For more information, contact Judy Austin, the university awards and events coordinator, at jcaustin@ncsu.edu or 513-3636; or John Blondin, senior associate dean for administration in the College of Sciences, at blondin@ncsu.edu or 515-5331.