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Faculty Awards


OUTSTANDING FACULTY SCHOLAR AWARD
The Outstanding Faculty Scholar Award is presented to a tenured member of the faculty at Providence College who demonstrates the highest standards in research, scholarship, and contributions to his/her field. The recipient of this award will have made significant contributions to scholarly knowledge and earned the esteem of distinguished colleagues within his/her field of study. This award is administered by a selection committee that consists of 5 full-time tenured faculty appointed by the Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. The membership represents at least one tenured faculty member from each school.

FACULTY SERVICE AWARD
Service is essential to the mission of the College and is recognized as an important component of the faculty role. Among the dedicated faculty, there are several who engage in service that is truly exceptional. This service award is an opportunity to recognize an individual whose service extends beyond the requirements included in the Faculty Handbook. The award process is administered by the Faculty Development Council.

TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The Joseph R. Accinno Teaching Award
This award is presented annually to the faculty member who best exhibits excellence in teaching, passion and enthusiasm for learning, and genuine concern for students’ academic and personal growth. Faculty who have received tenure and are scheduled to teach during the spring semester are eligible for the award. The award program is administered by the Center for Teaching Excellence and the Teaching Award Selection Committee (TASC).

Innovation in Teaching
This award is given to a full‐time faculty member who has implemented outstanding innovative teaching approaches that increase student learning and success. Innovative teaching is defined broadly, but necessarily involves creative ways to engage students in the learning process. The recognition process is administered by the Center for Teaching Excellence Advisory Group (members not eligible).

Recognition for Teaching Excellence by Visiting/Practitioner Faculty
This award recognizes visiting and practitioner faculty for their excellence in teaching and promoting enthusiasm for learning. Nominees should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and an ongoing devotion to enhance classroom teaching and student engagement. The recognition process is administered by the Center for Teaching Excellence Advisory Group (members not eligible).

Recognition for Teaching Excellence by Adjunct Faculty
This award recognizes adjunct faculty for their excellence in teaching and promoting enthusiasm for learning. Nominees should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and an ongoing devotion to enhance classroom teaching and student engagement. The recognition process is administered by the Center for Teaching Excellence Advisory Group.