Teaching awards honor excellence in instruction and the many ways that faculty are called upon to support their students in the classroom.
Gateway to College Learning Award for Outstanding Teaching
The Gateway to College Learning Award for Outstanding Teaching was established by the Office of Freshman Programs in University College in the fall of 1997 as an annual award presented to the Gateway instructor who best fulfills the award criteria.
General Education Teaching Award
The General Education Teaching Award was established to recognize the faculty member whose teaching is considered to have contributed most to the University–wide general education program.
University Distinguished Teaching Award
Formerly known as the Amoco Good Teaching Award, the University Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes excellence in teaching performance at the undergraduate level and provides an incentive to achieve that goal.
Merrick Foundation Teaching Award
The Merrick Foundation Teaching Award was established in 1976 by the Merrick Foundation of Ardmore to recognize the faculty member who is considered most outstanding in bringing to students a better understanding and appreciation of the economic and political basis of American society.
Student Government Association Award for Outstanding Faculty
The Outstanding Faculty Award was established in 1982 and is awarded by the Student Government Association to recognize outstanding faculty, administrators, and staff members throughout campus.
University College Seminar Outstanding Instructor Award
The award was established in the Fall of 1997 as the Freshman Seminar Outstanding Instructor Award, and was changed to the University College Seminar Outstanding Instructor Award in Spring 2014 to recognize an exceptional instructor in UCOL 1022, Freshman Seminar.