College Distinguished Teaching Award

Award: $1000

Eligibility: All faculty

College Distinguished Teaching Awards are $1,000 awards in recognition of excellence in teaching. Fifteen awards are available each year and the distribution rotates among the Colleges. Awardees are recognized at The Laurels annual award reception.

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Nomination Instructions

Each College Dean's office should recommended individuals for the College Distinguished Teaching Awards based upon established College procedures, which should include input from a variety of individuals. The recommendation letter should be uploaded as a PDF when completing the nomination form.

Nomination Form

Fabio Lanhoso De Mattos
Jiong Hu, professor, Civil Engineering, 2020 recipient

About the Award

In 1976, the Nebraska Legislature authorized the presentation of $1,000 stipends to selected faculty members to recognize outstanding teaching. Up to 15 awards are presented each year based on recommendations from the colleges, each of which have differing criteria for selection.

Past Awardees

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