Awards and Honors

Apr 14, 2021

Provost’s Office Announces New Professional Faculty Award

The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost announces a new award to honor professional faculty at NC State. The Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching aims to promote the importance of teaching and to encourage, identify, recognize, reward and support excellent teaching within the university.

Apr 14, 2021

2 National Teaching Award Semifinalists Are From NC State

Two of nine semifinalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching hail from NC State. Laura Bottomley and Hollylynne Lee were semifinalists for the national award, and Lee is now one of three finalists.

Mar 31, 2021

Hollylynne S. Lee Selected as Finalist for Cherry Award for Great Teaching

Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D., professor of mathematics and statistics education in the NC State College of Education and senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, has been selected as one of three finalists for Baylor University’s highly prestigious Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.

Mar 24, 2021

Two Faculty Win Holladay Medal

Two faculty members received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by NC State and the university’s Board of Trustees. Chancellor Randy Woodson will recognize the awardees during a virtual Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 4.

Mar 23, 2021

Navigating Virtual Higher Education

Over the course of the past year, NC State faculty have had to quickly transition from in-person to online courses, and continue to innovate in online instruction to provide students with the best education possible. That’s why the Office of Faculty Development (OFD) wanted the 2021 Teaching and Learning Symposium to focus on “Celebrating Faculty Success and Resilience.”

Feb 9, 2021

Honorary Degree Call for Nominations

The Faculty Committee on Honorary Degrees at NC State seeks nominations for recipients of honorary degrees. Honorary degrees represent NC State’s highest recognition of outstanding contributions to academic, professional or civic society, that create a model for others to emulate and reflect the mission and vision of the university.

Feb 9, 2021

February 2021 Announcements

Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including COVID-19 updates, professional development opportunities, campus activities and more.

Jan 29, 2021

2020-21 University Faculty Scholars Named

These 21 early- and mid-career faculty are honored for their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service.

Dec 9, 2020

Capping Off an Extraordinary Year

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university held its first virtual commencement on December 4. Even in the absence of the traditional setting of PNC Arena, NC State awarded 152 associate, 6,104 bachelor’s, 2,755 master’s and 532 doctorate degrees, along with 100 doctorates of veterinary medicine to the class of 2020.

Nov 30, 2020

Record-Setting Class of AAAS Fellows Named

The election of 10 faculty to the prestigious scientific society signals NC State’s rising reputation as a research powerhouse.