Teaching awards

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Recipients of the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching, Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching, Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and the College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching are announced in the spring and recognized at a special awards convocation in the fall. For more information about teaching awards, please consult the Office for Faculty Development and Academic Support webpage

UH System

Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching

The Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching is awarded by the Board of Regents as tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity and personal values that benefit students. Previous winners of the BOR teaching award are not eligible for a second teaching award; however, previous winners of the BOR research award are eligible for the BOR teaching award.

Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

The Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognizes dedication and demonstrated excellence as teachers of undergraduate students.

UH Mānoa

Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching

Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching recognizes Mānoa faculty members who have made significant contributions to teaching and student learning.

College of LLL

College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
The award recognizes faculty members in the College who have made outstanding contributions in teaching.
Recipients of Teaching, Research & Service Awards
2014
Agcaoili, Aurelio Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Howes, Craig Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
Morse, Jonathan College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Park, Mee-jeong College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Haeusler, Angela Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for Graduate Students
Terrell, Jacob Ashley Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for Graduate Students
2013
Bhatawadekar, Sai Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award
González-Lloret, Marta College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
McHenry, Robert College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Woo, Patrick College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
2012
Hoʻomanawanui, Kuʻualoha Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Zuern, John Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award
Sammons, Todd 2012 Robert W. Clopton Award for Distinguished Community Service
Caron, James College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Drager, Katie College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Quintana, Benito College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
2011
Schweizer, Niklaus 2011 Robert W. Clopton Award for Distinguished Community Service
Ascunce, Aranzazu College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Day, Richard College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Iwai, Tomoko Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
2010
Aranda, Lucia Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Klafehn, Terry College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
McDade, Christina College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Sak-Humphry, Chhany Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award
Schwartz, Bonnie College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
2009
Cheon, Sang-Yee Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award
Henry, James M. Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award
Kurano, Heather Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
2008
Deen, Kamil Ud Regent’s Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Norris, John Regent’s Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Sullivan, Robert Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Higgins, Christina College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Jiang, Song College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Shankar, Subramanian College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
2007
Desser, Daphne Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Franklin, Cynthia G. Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award
Schab, Stanley Mānoa Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding APT Services
Schafer, Amy Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Thau, Eric LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Woo, Patrick C. K. Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
2006
Bergen, Benjamin Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Inada, Kendall Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Morales, Rodney College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Sibley, Gay College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
2005
Howes, Craig Hung Wo & Elizabeth Lau Ching Foundation Award for Faculty Service to the Community
Jiang, Song College of LLL Award for Innovative Teaching
Kosanke, Suzanne College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Ogasawara, Miki College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Payne, Darin College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Rieder, John Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Sohn, Ho-Min Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research
Zuern, John Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
2004
Fujikane, Candace Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Garneau, Marie-Christine College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Hirate, Susan Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Littman, Robert Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Lyons, Paul Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Peters, Joan College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
2003
Blair, Morgan College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Gonzalez-Lloret, Marta College of LLL Award for Innovative Teaching
Hamasaki, Lloyd College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
MacMillan, Ian College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Middleton, Linda Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Warner, Noeau Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
2002
Aranda, Lucia College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Bennett, Virginia College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Hitosugi, Claire/Ota, Hiro College of LLL Award for Innovative Teaching
Logan, Joy Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Panek, Mark Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Shoji, Kakuko College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
2001
Chandler, Paul Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Heberle, Mark College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Klingebiel, Kathryn Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Sinavaiana-Gabbard, Caroline College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
2000
Garneau, Marie-Christine Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Overstreet, Maryann College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Overstreet, MaryAnn Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Toyama, Jean Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
1999
Hirate, Susan H. College of LLL Award for Innovative Teaching
1998
Burgwinkle, William Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Franklin, Cynthia Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Hoffmann, Kathryn Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Howes, Craig Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Huey, Robert College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Kondo, Kimi College of LLL Award for Innovative Teaching
Stewart, Frank College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Wolfe-Quintero, Kate College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
1997
Carroll, Jeffery College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Lu-Chen, Jung Ying College of LLL Award for Innovative Teaching
Lyons, Laura Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Shapard, Robert College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Shapard, Robert Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
1996
Klingebiel, Kathryn Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research
Lyons, Paul College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Rayson, Ann College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Rudolph-Yoshimi, Dina College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
1995
Carroll, Jeffery College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Hoffmann, Kathryn College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
O’Grady, William College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
1994
Logan, Joy Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Marsella, Joy Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
1993
Ramos, Teresita Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Schultz, Susan College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
1992
Fuchs, Miriam Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Fuchs, Miriam Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
1991
Bacchilega, Cristina Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Kellogg, Judith Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
O’Mealy, Joseph College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Peters, Joan Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
1990
Debra, Joan Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Mayer, John Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Phillips, Kathy College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Phillips, Kathy Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Sammons, Todd Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
1989
Man, Glenn College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
MacGregor, Alan Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Toyama, Jean College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
1988
Bacchilega, Cristina College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Despain, Norma LaRene Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Kastely, James Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Kellogg, Judith College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
1987
Canham, Stephen Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Kastely, James College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
1986
Altizer, Nell Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
Forman, Michael Robert W. Clopton Award for Distinguished Community Service
Howes, Craig College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Howes, Craig Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching
1985
Ball, Robert Fujio Matsuda Scholar
Wayne, Valerie College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
Wayne, Valerie Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
1984
Forman, Michael Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Mayer, John College of LLL Award for Excellence in Teaching
1983
Curry, Steven Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
1981
Whitlock, Roger Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
1980
Vella, Dorothy Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
1979
Ball, Robert Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
1978
Fassiotto, Marie-Jose Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
1976
Dias, Austin Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching