February 24, 2012

Deadline for Culicchia Teaching Award nominations approaching

Nominations are now being accepted from students or faculty for the Lucrezia Culicchia Award for Teaching Excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences. This is the most important award that recognizes outstanding teaching within the College of Arts and Sciences faculty. The award will carry a $2,000 stipend.

Nominations should include the following:

  1. A letter of nomination which includes a statement and/or documentation that the nominee has made a distinct difference in the teaching climate of the College in such areas as: model classroom teaching, campus leadership on teaching issues, pioneering teaching methodology, creative course development, and/or instructional support.
  2. Letters from at least three John Carroll University students who have taken at least one course with the nominee.
  3. Letters from two faculty colleagues.
  4. Letters of support from alumni would be welcome.

Nominations with supporting documentation should be submitted to the Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, no later than Wednesday, March 7, 2012. The award will be presented at the Fall 2012 faculty meeting of the College of Arts and Sciences.

If you nominated someone last year, you may simply indicate that you wish to update the materials you submitted earlier.

If you need more information, contact the Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (extension 4215), or Bernadette Sferry at bsferry@jcu.edu.