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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.