National Award for Excellence in Teaching
Deadline for nominations: July 15, 2019The annual AJHA Award for Excellence in Teaching honors a college or university teacher who excels at teaching in the areas of journalism and mass communication history, makes a positive impact on student learning, and offers an outstanding example for other educators.
An honorarium of $500 accompanies the prize.
A nominee may be tenured or untenured, and should hold either a full- or part-time appointment at a college or university that confers an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree in journalism, mass communication, communication studies, or history as of the submission due date.
All nominees must have responsibility for teaching the history of journalism and mass communication either as a stand-alone course or as part of a broader course.
Nomination packets must include:
Mike Sweeney received the 2018 National Award for Excellence in Teaching. Read about his recognition.