Awards & Grants
The Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching
The highest honor the University Faculty bestows on its members for outstanding teaching to:
- Recognize career achievement in teaching with emphasis on concrete accomplishments and proven results; they are not intended as a "Teacher of the Year" award
- Emphasize the University's recognition of the significant role that teaching plays in its mission. About the USC Associates
Up to two awards of $3,500 are presented each year at the Academic Honors Convocation.
NEW as of 2009 - Non-Tenure Track Full-Time Faculty Eligible for Nomination.
Teaching Assistant Awards
The University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards
Awarded to graduate teaching assistants who:
- Exhibit consistent excellence in the classroom
- Symbolize the University's dedication to the education of scholar-teachers
Awards for Excellence in Teaching
Awarded to the outstanding teaching assistant in each department as nominated by that department. All departmental nominees are recognized at a reception in November.