Faculty & Staff Awards
- Faculty, staff, and students may nominate individuals for consideration of all awards. Self-nominations are accepted for awards except the teaching excellence awards.
- Any faculty member who has completed at least 2 years of full-time employment in HHS is eligible for consideration.
We look forward to your nominees!
HHS Teaching Awards
Please complete the brief form to nominate a faculty member within HHS by Friday, January 28, 2022.
HHS Teaching Excellence Award
This award honors a faculty member for outstanding success facilitating student learning, outstanding success guiding and facilitating student research or scholarship, or impacting academic and professional pursuits of students. Full time tenure track and Academic Professional faculty with at least 2 years of experience at UNCG are eligible for consideration.
HHS Mary Frances Stone Teaching Excellence Award
The Mary Frances Stone Teaching Excellence Award honors tenure track and Academic Professional faculty in the School of HHS for teaching excellence. Clarence and Jane Stone established this award to honor their daughter. They believed that ‘educational strength …depends on the development and retention of great scholars and teachers.’ Faculty with at least 2 years of experience at UNCG are eligible for consideration.
Jerry and Joan Morrison Tolley–Gail M. Hennis Teaching Excellence Award
This award was established to celebrate quality in teaching and to provide support to a graduate faculty member in the Departments of Community and Therapeutic Recreation, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Kinesiology, or Public Health Education. It was made possible by a gift from Jerry R. and Joan M. Tolley to honor Dr. Gail M. Hennis, a former professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Assistant Dean of the Graduate School at UNCG. Faculty with at least 2 years of experience at UNCG are eligible for consideration.
HHS Graduate Mentoring Award
The HHS Graduate Mentoring Award recognizes a faculty member who demonstrates excellence in mentoring graduate students.
Community Engaged Scholarship Award
The HHS Community Engaged Scholar Award recognizes and rewards a member of the faculty in HHS who demonstrates excellence in scholarly engagement with a community partner. Community engagement that benefits the University and a community partner, while demonstrating a clear connection to departmental, school or university mission is the focus of this award.
Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion Award
The School of Health and Human Sciences Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion Award is presented to the individual or individuals who make significant contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the School of Health and Human Sciences and in the health and human sciences professions. Contributions include increasing the presence of under-represented populations in the health and human sciences professions and engaging and addressing the needs of diverse populations facing social and health disparities in the Triad, State and beyond.
Research Excellence Awards(2 awards: one junior, one senior)
The purpose of the Health and Human Sciences Research Excellence Award is to recognize HHS faculty members for their outstanding research contributions.
- The Junior Research Excellence Award is for an assistant or associate professor (tenure track or Academic Professional).
- The Senior Research Excellence Award is for a full professor. The award is based on the nominee’s career-long body of research (tenure track or Academic Professional).
Outstanding Staff Award
The HHS Outstanding Staff Award recognizes and rewards a member of the staff in HHS who provides outstanding leadership and service to our school. Leadership and service are contributions made to HHS which go beyond the scope of normal responsibilities.
HHS Ginny Kinney Faculty Fund
This endowed fund is available to assist faculty (full-time, tenured, tenure-track, or Academic Professional) from any department or program in the School of Health and Human Sciences. To be considered, applicants should have completed at least 2 full years of employment in the School of HHS. These funds may be used for ongoing training and education such as:
- Professional travel costs.
- Registration expenses or accommodations for professional meetings and conferences or courses.
- Software, hardware, or other, related expenses to support professional development or research.
The HHS Ginny Kinney Faculty Fund was awarded Fall 2021.
Each year, excellent students, majoring in a department of HHS are awarded nearly $300,000 in scholarships and awards.
UNCG Student Excellence
UNCG Student Excellence Awards
Students receive awards at the Student Honors Convocation held each spring semester. For information contact Margaret Patton at email@example.com
This is the highest academic honor given to students at UNCG. Seniors, who, through their academic careers have demonstrated superior creativity and originality, motivation, initiative, and critical thinking skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing are nominated for the award by faculty. Congratulations to each of our HHS awardees! Only about 50 students are selected each year to receive the Student Excellence Award from the Honors College.
UNCG Faculty/Staff Excellence
UNCG Faculty Staff Excellence Awards
UNCG honors faculty and staff across the University.