Commitment 
to Teaching

Congratulations to Jessica McDonald,
recipient of the 2018 USSU Instructional Support Award.

The Department of English is strongly committed to teaching excellence at both graduate and undergraduate levels. All tenured and tenurable faculty teach first-year courses, with most faculty teaching at least one first-year course annually.

Faculty Teaching and Graduate Supervision Awards

  • Allison Muri: Provost's College Award for Outstanding Teaching (College of Arts & Science: BA, BMus or BFA Programs)
  • Glorie Tebbutt: Sylvia Wallace Sessional Lecturer Award, 2018
  • Lindsey Banco: College of Arts and Science New Teacher Award in BA, BFA, and BMus Programs, 2018
  • Yin Liu: USSU Teaching Excellence Award, 2018
  • Jessica McDonald: USSU Instructional Support Award 2018
  • Yin Liu: College of Arts & Science Teaching Excellence Award, 2017
  • Rita Matlock: Sylvia Wallace Sessional Lecturer Award, 2017
  • Wendy Roy: Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching (College of Arts and Science Humanities and Fine Arts), 2016
  • Wendy Roy: College of Arts and Science Teaching Excellence Award, 2016
  • Marie Lovrod: Fall Convocation Award for Distinction in Community-Engaged Teaching and Scholarship, 2015
  • Marie Lovrod: Provost’s Award for Outstanding Innovation in Learning, 2015
  • Marie Lovrod: College of Arts and Science Teaching Excellence Award, 2015
  • Nancy Van Styvendale: Fall Convocation Award for Distinction in Community-Engaged Teaching and Scholarship, 2014
  • Ann Martin: Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching (College of Arts and Science Humanities and Fine Arts), 2014
  • Ann Martin: College of Arts and Science Teaching Excellence Award, 2014
  • Nancy Van Styvendale: College of Arts and Science Teaching Excellence Award, 2013
  • Kathleen James-Cavan: College of Arts and Science: Humanities and Fine Arts Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2012
  • Amelia Horsburgh: Provost's Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award, 2012
  • Glorie Tebbutt: USSU Teaching Excellence Awards, 2012
  • Michael P.J. Kennedy: Learning Communities Teaching Award, 2011
  • Wendy Roy: Inaugural Learning Communities Teaching Award, 2010
  • Ann Martin: USSU Teaching Excellence Award, 2009

To view earlier recipients, check our archives below.