Roger L. Nichols Excellence in Teaching Award
The Roger L. Nichols Award for Excellence in Teaching is intended to enhance the quality of education in public health by honoring outstanding achievement in teaching at the Harvard Scool of Public Health. The Award shall recognize excellence in classroom instruction, capacity to inspire students and dedication to teaching. Members of the Faculty whose principal employment and primary academic affiliaton is the School of Public Health are eligible for the award.
The income from the Award endowment shall be used to fund four activities. First, a public reception honorng the Award recipient. Second, a plaque located in a prominent public area of the school and recording name by name in perpetuity the recipients of the Award. Third, a non-monetary honorarium. Fourth, a monetary honorarium that must be used to serve the professional and intellectual development of the recipient. The amount of the honoraria shall exceed the expenditures authorized for all other purposes.
If, in any given year, no candidate is recommended for the Award, annual income from the endowment shall be added to principal.
Teaching Assistant Award
The Harvard School of Public Health Teaching Awards represent a unique opportunity for students to reward instructors and teaching assistants who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, as characterized by commitment, preparation, quality of presentation, time for questions, and other factors related to instruction.
Instructor and teaching assistant awards will be determined on the basis of course evaluations. To include your evaluation in this process, it must be submitted by May 20, 2013. (Please note that students may complete their course evaluation after May 20, 2013 but feedback after that date cannot be considered as part of the Award process.)
Who is eligible to receive a teaching award?
HSPH instructors and teaching assistants.
Who may submit a nomination?
Current HSPH students may nominate instructors and teaching assistants through their course evaluations.
When is the deadline for nominations?
The 2013 nomination period has ended.