Teaching Awards

The University of Western Ontario’s Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching is co-presented by The University Student’s Council and UWO Alumni Association, to recognize, celebrate and award excellence in undergraduate teaching.

 

Each year four award recipients are selected by the USC Teaching Excellence Awards Committee comprised of the USC VP, USC Recognition and Awards Coordinator, USC Council members, student-at-large members, and Alumni members. The objectives of the Teaching Awards program are:

  1. To provide support and recognition for the innovative teaching methods and techniques demonstrated by Western’s finest faculty members
  2. To further the quality of education that is provided for all students at Western
  3. To involve members of our corporate and alumni community in the promotion of excellence in teaching

2017/2018 Recipients

Dr. Ayman M. El Ansary Engineering
Dr. Keith Griffiths Chemistry
Amy Horton Nursing
Dr. Roberto Solis-Oba Computer Science
Dr. Tarek Loubani Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, OUSA Teaching Award

 

During nomination periods, students can access an online form to nominate their professor. Students must be taking the specified course at the time of nomination.

FAQ

 

What is the USC Teaching Award?
This award recognizes 4 faculty members each year. Nominations for this award are accepted from the student body only. 16 nominees are evaluated each year by the Teaching Awards Committee. This award is awarded at the USC Award Ceremony in March.

For more information on the USC Teaching Awards program please contact the Recognition and Awards Coordinator at recognition-and-awards@westernusc.ca.

 

Previous Recipients
2016/2017 Recipients

Aiham Adawi Engineering
Anton Allahar Sociology
Raza Khan Business
Sarah McLean Physiology, OUSA Teaching Award

2015/2016 Recipients

Sarah Ross DAN Management and Organizational Studies
Quazi Rahman Engineering
Aaron Sigut Astronomy
Nicholas Kahnert Economics

 

2014/2015 Recipients
Felix Lee Chemistry
Mark Workentin Chemistry
Laurence Garber English and Writing Studies, Arts and Humanities
Sebastien Ruffo & Mario Longtin French
2013/2014 Recipients
Jenna Butler Computer Science PhD Candidate
Peter Ferguson Political Science
Tom Haffie Biology
Quazi Rahman Engineering
2012/2013 Recipients
Mitsume Fukui Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Jennifer Irwin Faculty of Health Sciences
M.J. Kidnie Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Anita Woods Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
2011/2012 Recipients
Julie Gosse Richard Ivey School of Business
Eli Gladstone Richard Ivey School of Business
Sean Burkett Richard Ivey School of Business
Lars Konermann Science
2010/2011 Recipients
Henry Meredith Music
Derek McLachlin Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Felix Lee Science
Mark Lee Social Science
2009/2010 Recipients
Robert Hudson Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ben Lester Economics
Jan Minac Mathematics
Aleksandra Zecevic Health Sciences
2008/2009 Recipients
William Colby Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Peter Ferguson Political Science
Charles Jones Political Science
Carolyn McLeaod Philosophy
2007/2008 Recipients
Jill Ball Music
Neil Bradford Political Science, Huron University College
Stephen Pitel Law
Rob Wardhaugh History
2006/2007 Recipients
Radoslav Dimitrov Political Science
Douglas Leighton History, Huron University College
Patrick Whippey Physics & Astronomy
Tim Wilson Bachelor of Health Sciences Program
2005/2006 Recipients
Randal Graham Law
Chuck Levine Sociology
Daniel Munro Political Science, Huron University College
Tutis Vilis Physiology & Pharmacology
2004/2005 Recipients
Craig Simpson History
Melvyn Usselman Chemistry
Jennifer Irwin Health Science
Kim Verwaayen Women’s Studies
2003/2004 Recipients
Joanna Quinn Political Science
Roland Haines Chemistry
Denis Shackel Business
Graham Smith Geography
2002/2003 Recipients
Anton Allahar Sociology
Garry Lapenskie Kinesiology
Bruce Morrison Political Science
Maureen Smith Education
2001/2002 Recipients
James Erskine Business
Marjorie Johnson Kinesiology
Christopher Keep English
Mark Workentin Chemistry
2000/2001 Recipients
Alison Lee English
Alexandra Hurst Business
Laura Melnyk Gribble Psychology
Mary Heisz Social Science
1999/2000 Recipients
Alison Conway English
Shannon Gadowsky Human Ecology, Brescia College
Ian Kerr Law & Information and Media Studies
Tom Stavraky Physiology
1998/1999 Recipients
Sonia Halpern Centre for Women’s Studies and Feminist Research
Mitchell Mcinnes Law
David Stanford Statistical & Actuarial Sciences
Jerry White Sociology
1997/1998 Recipients
Dean Gailey Science
Robert Hawkins Law
Don Morrow Health Sciences
Mark Workentin Science
1996/1997 Recipients
Jan MINAC Mathematics
Michael Lusztig Political Science
Andres Perez Political Science
Peter Poole Applied Mathematics
1995/1996 Recipients
Anton Allahar Sociology
Mike Atkinson Psychology
Dino Bidinosti Chemistry
Bud Johnston Business

 

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