Managed by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
Honorary degrees represent NC State’s highest recognition of outstanding and distinguished contributions to scholarship, creativity, leadership, and humanitarian or public service.
University Faculty Scholars
The University Faculty Scholars Program recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders who demonstrate significant achievement, and gives faculty a permanent increase to their base salary.
Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence
The Holladay Medal for Excellence recognizes members of the faculty whose careers have demonstrated outstanding achievement and sustained impact in research, teaching or extension and engagement.
Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching
The Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching was established in 1993 to underscore the importance of teaching and to encourage, identify, recognize, reward, and support good teaching within the university.
Outstanding Teacher Award
The Outstanding Teacher Award recognizes excellence in teaching at all levels and is a prerequisite for the Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award.
- O. Max Gardner Award – Tuesday, September 15, 2020
- University Faculty Scholars – Friday, September 25, 2020
- Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching – Tuesday, October 6, 2020
- Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence – Tuesday, October 27, 2020
- Outstanding Teacher Award – Tuesday, November 10, 2020
- Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award – Thursday, November 12, 2020
- Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology – Tuesday, January 12, 2021
- Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award – Friday, March 19, 2021
Managed by Other Units
- Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension and Engagement
- Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award
- Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards
- Chancellor’s Innovation Fund
- Jackson Rigney International Service Award
- Outstanding Extension Service Awards
- Outstanding Global Engagement Award
- Outstanding Research Awards
- Sustainability Awards
- Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards
- Watauga Medal