Sponsored by McGraw-Hill Education and The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience® & Students in Transition, University of South Carolina
The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and McGraw-Hill Higher Education will award the Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars Award to one exceptional teacher at the annual First-Year Experience Conference in Orlando, Florida in February, 2016.
Nominate an instructor who has achieved great success in teaching first-year seminars and who inspires student learning, development, and success.
The winner will receive:
Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars plaque
Cash Award of $1000
Travel expenses to attend the 2016 Annual First-Year Experience Conference up to $750
The College Dean or Chief Academic Officer will submit one nomination from their college or university to the selection committee.
The selection committee (not to include any representatives from the National Resource Center or McGraw-Hill) will include a national panel composed of members and former members of the Advisory Board of the National Resource Center, past outstanding first-year student advocates, and other leaders in American higher education.
August 17, 2015: Submission for nominations opens.
October 9, 2015: All complete nominations must be received.
February 20-23, 2016: Award recipient will be recognized at the 35th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience.