Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Office of the Provost and the Center for Excellence in Teaching invite you to nominate outstanding faculty for the Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching, sponsored by the USC Associates. This is the highest honor USC bestows upon faculty for their exceptional achievements in teaching. The University confers up to 2 awards of $3,500 to be presented at the Academic Honors Convocation.

The award acknowledges the achievements of faculty who transform students’ understanding of themselves, their field of study, or the world, and who advance students’ professional growth and leadership skills.

Please contact Krystle Hyder at if you have any questions.

Annual calendar:

  • Call for nominations – August 2023
  • Deadline for nominations –  October 2023
  • Convocation – April 2024

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