The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Division of Academic Affairs has announced three new faculty awards to recognize the outstanding work being done by UNO faculty in the areas of community engagement, global engagement and use of technology.The three new awards are:
Excellence in Community Engagement AwardNomination Deadline: Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
Supporting Materials: Friday, Jan. 18, 2019
Faculty Excellence in Global Engagement AwardNomination Deadline: Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
Supporting Materials: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
Outstanding Innovation in Teaching with Technology AwardNomination Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019
For each award, all nominees will be reviewed a committee, chaired by a member of the UNO Academic Affairs team and featuring representation from other faculty, college leadership and staff from UNO Academic Affairs.
For additional information on nomination materials and instructions, please visit the Faculty and Staff Awards page online, or contact Candice Batton, assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs, at email@example.com.
Brief descriptions for each award are included below:
Excellence in Community Engagement Award
The Excellence in Community Engagement Award recognizes exceptional scholarship of engagement activity by full-time faculty members at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Nomination materials will be evaluated by the Excellence in Community Engagement Award Committee and then forwarded to the Chancellor’s Office for approval.
Faculty Excellence in Global Engagement Award
The Faculty Global Engagement Award recognizes excellence in global engagement by UNO faculty. Global engagement refers to the myriad ways faculty work to connect UNO to the world through their teaching, research and creative activity, and service. The award will consider the faculty member’s record of global engagement at UNO.
Outstanding Innovation in Teaching with Technology Award
The choices instructors make in using technology in their teaching help to positively shape students’ overall experience at an institution. This award recognizes and encourages faculty members who have contributed significant, creative teaching innovations and strategies that promote effective and deeper learning.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.