Surrounding Campus Community Awards

Jean Y. Jew Women's Rights Award

The Jean Y. Jew Women's Rights Award was established in the spring of 1992 to honor Jew and others who demonstrate outstanding effort or achievement in improving the status of women on campus.

  • Most recent CLAS recipient: Lynne Nugent, Department of English (2020)

Presidential Lecturer

The Presidential Lecture series provides an opportunity for distinguished faculty members to present significant aspects of their work to the greater university community and general public.

  • Kristy Nabhan-Warren, Departments of Religious Studies and Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies (2023)

Honors Mentoring Award

This award's purpose is to recognize the vital role honors thesis or project mentors perform in the education of honors students. Over three-quarters of honors students are involved with research and projects, and that work would be impossible without the guidance of their mentors.

  • Most recent CLAS recipient: Anna Stanhewicz, Department of Health and Human Physiology (2022)

Honors Teaching Award

This award's purpose is to acknowledge the critical and central role honors faculty play in the experience our students have at the university and in the Honors Program.

  • Most recent CLAS recipient: Debra Trusty, Department of Classics (2022)

Lane Davis Award for Team Teaching

Team-teaching is a crucial dynamic of intellectual community. A great way for honors students to pursue inquiry and learn constructive argument is to witness and join lively conversations between professors who bring different educations and interests to important questions. Professor Lane Davis excelled at team teaching, and this award, named in his honor, recognizes and encourages faculty to team teach honors students.

  • Most recent CLAS recipient: Brian Lai, Department of Political Science (2021)

Scholar Advocate Award

Awarded to faculty and staff by the Associate Provost's Undergraduate Fellowships Committee and the Honors Program in recognition of extraordinary commitment to the recruitment and support of national fellowship applicants at the undergraduate level. Selection conducted by the Director of Scholar Development and the Undergraduate Fellowships Committee in early spring.

  • Most recent CLAS recipient: Cornelia Lang, Department of Physics and Astronomy (2020)