Other teaching awards

This directory lists all teaching awards open to academic staff and instructors from the University of Calgary.

Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award

Students are invited to nominate instructors who have had a positive impact on their undergraduate learning experiences and academic careers.
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Rev. Dr. Chief John Snow Sr. Award

This award, offered by the First Nations Student Association and Native Centre, honours a faculty member who has demonstrated dedication to academic instruction and research, with a professional and personal commitment to the Aboriginal peoples of Canada.
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McCaig-Killam Teaching Award

The McCaig-Killam Teaching Award is given to an individual for outstanding contributions to teaching and learning at the University of Calgary.
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Graduate Students’ Association Teaching and Supervisory Excellence Awards

Graduate students can nominate exceptional teaching and supervisory staff for TEAs and SEAs. The GSA hosts a Recognition of Excellence event to honour winners and nominees.
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City of Calgary Community Achievement Award for Education

This award recognizes an individual Calgarian who has enhanced learning opportunities for Calgarians or brought recognition to Calgary due to outstanding academic achievement in his/her field.

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3M National Teaching Fellowship

Offered in partnership between 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, teaching fellowships recognize exceptional contributions to teaching and learning at Canadian universities.

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Desire2Learn Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning

This award celebrates individuals with demonstrated records of innovation that enhance learning and have significant impact on post-secondary education, in areas including pedagogical approaches, teaching methods, course design, curriculum development, assessment methods and tools and technologies.

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Christopher Knapper Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is named for Christopher Knapper, founding president of STLHE. It honours individuals who have, over their career, made significant contributions to teaching, learning and educational development in Canadian higher education.

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Alan Blizzard Award

Named for Dr. Alan Blizzard, president of the STLHE from 1987-1995, this award was established to encourage, identify and publicly recognize those whose exemplary collaboration in university teaching enhances student learning.

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Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

This award honours outstanding professors in the English-speaking world who have proven records as extraordinary teachers with positive, inspiring and long-lasting effect on students, along with records of distinguished scholarship. Recipients receive $250,000 and teach in residence at Baylor University for a semester.

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Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts Awards recognize excellence in a number of areas among our colleagues and staff in the faculty. These awards are presented annually for outstanding achievements to faculty and staff within the Faculty of Arts as well as distinguished alumni.
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Cumming School of Medicine
Each year the Cumming School of Medicine recognizes outstanding faculty members with internal distinguished achievement awards, and clinical and adjunct awards.
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Faculty of Science
Excellence is a key value within the Faculty of Science. On a daily basis, students, faculty, and staff demonstrate excellence in their learning, teaching, research, service, leadership, and initiative.
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Schulich School of Engineering
The Schulich School of Engineering is proud of its award recipients. Their researchers, students, buildings and initiatives are turning heads across the world.
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Arts

Pierre and Madeline Monod Award – International Languages

Second Languages and Intercultural Council

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Pierre and Madeline Monod Award - French

Second Languages and Intercultural Council

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Geneviève Balogun Multicultural Award

Second Languages and Intercultural Council

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Dorothy S. Ludwig Excellence in Teaching Award

American Association of Teachers of French

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CPA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology

Canadian Psychological Association

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Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology

American Psychological Association

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Business

Martin Oppermann Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement

International Society of Travel & Tourism Educators

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Four-Year University and College Achievement Award

International Society of Travel & Tourism Educators

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Chartered Accountants Education Foundation Teaching Award

Chartered Accountants of Alberta

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Education

CCSE Mentorship Award

Canadian Society for the Study of Education

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ASTE Award II Outstanding Mentor

Association for Science Teacher Education

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ASTE Award I Outstanding Science Teacher Educator of the Year

Association for Science Teacher Education

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Engineering

Taylor Booth Education Award

IEEE Computer Society

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Support of Women in the Engineering Profession

Engineers Canada

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Medal of Distinction in Engineering Education

Engineers Canada

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Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

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Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award

Engineers Canada

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Engineers Canada Gold Medal Award

Engineers Canada

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Computer Science & Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award

IEEE Computer Society

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Circuits and Systems Society Education Award

IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS)

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Well-Being Award

Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Albera

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Meridith Marks New Educator Award

Canadian Association for Medical Education

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Ian Hart Award for Distinguished Contribution to Medical Education

Canadian Association for Medical Education

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Distinguished Neurology Teacher Award

American Neurological Association

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Clinical Teaching Award

Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Albera

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Certificate of Merit Award

Canadian Association for Medical Education

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Basmajian Williams and Wilkins Award

American Association of Anatomists

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Science

CIC Award for Chemical Education

Chemical Institute of Canada

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Canadian Association of Physicists Medal for Education in Teaching Excellence

Canadian Association of Physicists

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Adrien Pouliot Award

Canadian Mathematical Society

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Adrien Pouliot Award

Canadian Mathematical Society

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