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Provost’s Awards for Faculty Excellence in Education AbroadThe Provost’s Awards for Faculty Excellence in Education Abroad honors University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty members who demonstrate extraordinary commitment to engaging UAB’s undergraduate students in education abroad experiences.

The awards are based on outstanding accomplishments in teaching and mentoring as demonstrated by any or all of the following:

  • Actively and effectively guides students’ research, creative, or service projects; and personal development
  • Establishes clear expectations and maintains high standards for academic performance
  • Inspires and assists undergraduates in developing their own scholarly profiles and in disseminating the results of their work as appropriate (e.g., meetings, conferences, committees, performances, publications, UAB Expo)
  • Actively prepares students for success in applications to graduate and professional schools or professional careers

  • Award

    Each selected faculty member honored receives a cash award and a plaque that recognizes his or her achievement at the UAB Expo Awards Ceremony in April.

  • Eligibility

    All UAB faculty members are eligible.

  • Selection Committee

    The Offices of Education Abroad will review nominations and make recommendations to the Senior Vice Provost for the award.

Deadline and Procedure for Nomination

Nominations must be submitted by the end of March. Any UAB student, faculty, staff, or community member may make a nomination by completing and submitting a short paragraph describing why the nominee is deserving of the award.

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Faculty Excellence Highlights

  • 2019: Dr. Stacy Moak, Social Work
  • 2018: Dr. Michele Bunn, Marketing, Industrial Distribution, & Economics
  • 2017: Dr. Andrei Stanishevsky, Physics

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