Faculty Awards and Recognition
Faculty awards are an important component of faculty development and advancement. Awards can be beneficial to faculty at all stages of their career. Both internal and external recognition can increase visibility for new research opportunities or provide deserving acknowledgment for career achievements and contributions to the field.
NC State sponsors a wide range of awards and honors managed by the Office of Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, and other units.
Awards Support and Resources
There are many awards that faculty members can apply to help further advance their careers.
External awards increase visibility for new research and highlight faculty career achievements and contributions to the field.
Honorary Doctoral Degrees
Honorary Doctoral Degrees granted by NC State recognize individuals whose achievements are extraordinary and have lasting distinction.
Awards in the News See All Award News
Sep 22, 2021
Q&A With Cherry Award Finalist Hollylynne Lee
Lee, a passionate and lifelong educator, reflects on the lessons she’s learned — and taught — on her path to being recognized as one of the nation’s most inspiring teachers.
Sep 14, 2021
Professor Kevin Oliver selected as 1 of 3 2022 UNC Faculty Fellows
Professor Kevin Oliver has been selected as one of three UNC System faculty members to serve as a 2022 UNC Faculty Fellow. As a fellow, Oliver will engage in special projects, review current literature, talk with innovative teaching faculty across the UNC System and national higher education, and investigate and experiment with new technologies.