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ExCEEd New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

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This award was established by ASCE's Project ExCEEd (Excellence in Civil Engineering Education) and the Committee on Faculty Development to recognize and reward outstanding new faculty.

Eligible faculty should:  

  • be currently employed full-time by a two or four year institution of higher learning
  • teach Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or any related field
  • be nominated by an ASCE member (student member and self nominations are encouraged)
  • have five years or less full-time teaching experience
  • be a member of ASCE or its institutes

 Required nomination materials include:  

  • Nomination letter
  • Letter of endorsement from current department chair/dean
  • Teaching Portfolio (limited to 15 pages)

    Nomination form 

 All teaching portfolios should include:  

  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy from Nominee
  2. Evidence of Excellence in Civil Engineering Education teaching (student testimonials, student evaluations, peer evaluations, etc.) as measured by student learning outcomes
  3. Two-page curriculum vitae
  4. Nominee portfolios may also contain:
    • Scholarly work published in educational venues
    • Sample teaching materials
    • Evidence of outreach and advisement to students
    • Sample syllabi demonstrating evidence of curriculum development
    • Any other relevant items demonstrating excellence in teaching and a commitment to undergraduate civil engineering or civil engineering technology education
    • Total length of teaching portfolio must not exceed 15 pages.

 Nomination Deadline:  February 1, 2014  

Nomination materials should be submitted to
(Only Nomination packets submitted electronically will be considered.)

For more information email or call 800-548-2723 ext. 6267.