Honors and Professional Association Awards

Basia Andraka-Christou, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Management Informatics, was awarded the Best Abstract Award from an Associated Professional from the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the nation’s leading society for addiction medicine.

Sarah B. Bush, associate professor in the School of Teacher Education, received the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Early Career Award in Mathematics Education.

Sui-I Hou, professor of health management and informatics and health-track coordinator of the doctoral program in public affairs, was added to the Fulbright Specialist Roster with the State Department’s Fulbright Specialist Program.

Suzanne M. Martin, professor in the School of Teacher Education, received the Division of Special Education and Services 2019 International Distinguished Leader Award.

Lisa Martino, lecturer of career and technical education, was named as one of the 2019 ECMC Foundation Fellows for the Postsecondary and Technical Education Research Program.

University of Central Florida Awards

PEGASUS PROFESSOR AWARD

The UCF Pegasus Professor Award honors and rewards highly successful teaching, research and creative activity, and service accomplished by senior members of the university faculty. This award is the highest academic award a professor can receive at the University of Central Florida.

2019 Honoree
Naim Kapucu, Professor and School Director
School of Public Administration

REACH FOR THE STARS AWARD

The UCF Reach for the Stars Award honors and rewards highly successful research and creative activity accomplished by early-career university professionals.

2019 Honoree
Megan Nickels, Assistant Professor
School of Teacher Education

LIFE@UCF WOMEN FACULTY RECOGNITION AWARD

In partnership with LIFE@UCF, Faculty Excellence will honor women faculty whose scholarship, teaching and/or service is helping students – at both the graduate and undergraduate level – succeed. This award is designed to celebrate a successful initiative spearheaded by the applicant.

2019 Winner
Marisa Macy, Lecturer
School of Teacher Education

MARCHIOLI COLLECTIVE IMPACT AWARD

The Marchioli Collective Impact Award recognizes a faculty or staff member or team who is implementing an innovative initiative, program or project that has produced measurable outcomes related to the priorities of the UCF Collective Impact Strategic Plan.

2019 Winner
Megan Nickels, Assistant Professor
UCF PedsAcademy at Nemours Children’s Hospital
School of Teacher Education

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH AWARDS

The Center for Success of Women Faculty honored 31 UCF women faculty for their dedication to students during the month of March.

2019 College Honorees
Latarsha Chisholm, Assistant Professor
Health Management and Informatics
Donita Grissom, Lecturer
School of Teacher Education
Judith Levin, Associate Lecturer
School of Teacher Education
Kourtney Nieves, Lecturer
Health Management and Informatics
Jennifer Peck, Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice

UCF SCROLL & QUILL SOCIETY

The UCF Scroll & Quill Society is based on two prestigious faculty clubs established in the 1980s to honor faculty members who brought recognition to the university through: (a) The Quill, to recognize authored books and (b) The Scroll, to recognize significant and sustained peer reviewed publications in national and international journals.

2018 Fall Inductees
Naim Kapucu, Professor and Director
School of Public Administration
Alice Noblin, Associate Professor
Health Management and Informatics
Scott Waring, Professor
School of Teacher Education

UCF LUMINARY AWARDS

The UCF Luminary Awards recognize faculty members across all disciplines for being academic leaders in their field and conducting work that has a significant impact on the world.

2018 Recipients
Paula Kohler, Professor and Director
Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities
Tom Liou, Professor
School of Public Administration

College Awards

College Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Regina "Gina" Gresham, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Teacher Education
Marni Kay, M.Ed.
Instructor, School of Teacher Education
Alice Noblin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Informatics

College Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

Enrique Ortiz, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, School of Teacher Education

College Award for Excellence in Research

Dalena Dillman Taylor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Counselor Education and School Psychology

Student Founders’ Award

Mariah Creech
Legal Studies

Emeritus and Emerita Awards

Mark Young, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Counselor Education and School Psychology
Valerie Storey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education