Awards Support

Internal Awards

For many years, NC State has recognized faculty through a variety of awards and recognitions. The University Awards and Events Coordinator can assist with questions about the nomination and application process for any of the following internal awards:

  • Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence
  • Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award
  • Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology
  • O. Max Gardner Award
  • Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Professors of Distinction
  • University Faculty Scholars

External Awards

The Director of Faculty Awards and Recognition, Maria Almanza, facilitates NC State faculty nominations and applications to external awards. All faculty who are interested in applying to an award can reach out to the Director for help with any of the following:

  • Strategically identifying awards
  • Offering insight based on analysis and tracking of awards
  • Writing support: pre-writing, drafting, editing, and document design
  • Managing applications, nominations, and reference letters
  • Answering questions regarding awards and fellowships
  • Recognizing and publicizing your accomplishments to a wider audience


We offer a variety of resources for faculty seeking various awards and to make awards nominations.