SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is an ongoing catalyst for the growth of a university culture that values, supports, and rewards effective student-centered teaching.
Nominations Now Underway for Three SMU Teaching Awards
It's time to formally recognize and reward excellence in teaching at SMU. Email a letter of recommendation for a deserving colleague to email@example.com. Nominations for three awards are now open. The President's Associates Outstanding Faculty Award goes to a tenured faculty member, while the Golden Mustang Award goes to junior, tenure-track faculty member. Any full-time faculty member may nominate.
And this is the third year for the Provost's Teaching Recognition Award, which will recognize outstanding contributions to teaching and learning by non-tenure track, full time faculty. (Nominations will be accepted from the candidate's supervising faculty only.)
Please take advantage of the opportunity to shine a light on excellent teaching at SMU.Get that nomination in by October 31! Each award carries a $1,000 stipend. Learn more.
Learn, Share and Grow Professionally in a Faculty Learning Community
CTE’s Faculty Learning Communities provide the structure and support for small groups within the SMU teaching community to spend a year working together in an active, collaborative, program, structured to provide encouragement, support, and reflection on a topic about which you share a mutual passion.Each FLC participant receives a
stipend to be used toward professional development costs related to participation in the community. Learn more.
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