This award is presented by the Environmental Studies Department Student Council and is to recognize a Professor for their Excellence in Teaching.
The main criteria for this award includes outstanding contributions by a professor in the area of teaching, including their enthusiasm for course material, the ability to convey information effectively, and first-rate interactions with students (in and out of class).
At the time of evaluation, all undergraduate students are informed of the award by email and asked to submit their e-votes to the Chair of the Environmental Studies Department Student Council.
The votes and comments from all undergraduate students are reviewed and tabulated by the Student Council members, and the Professor with the highest number of votes/positive comments is awarded.
The award recipient is presented with a desk plaque at the School of Environmental Studies Year End Reception by the Department Student Council. Their name is also engraved on a name plate and attached to a wall plaqe that hangs in the Environmental Studies Lounge for public viewing.
2012 - 2013 Graham Whitelaw
2011 - 2012 Ryan Danby
2010 - 2011 Steven Moore
2009 - 2010 Ryan Danby
2008 - 2009 Graham Whitelaw
2007 - 2008 Linda Campbell
2006 - 2007 Gary vanLoon
2005 - 2006 Dale Kristensen
2004 - 2005 Alison Blay-Palmer
2003 - 2004 Dennis Jelinski