Teaching Award of Honor
In the spirit of our roots as a teacher's college, the Alumni Association Teaching Award of Honor recognizes, encourages and rewards superior Texas State classroom teachers. All Texas State University professors, lecturers, associate professors, assistant professors, and instructors are eligible for this award.
Previous Teaching Award of Honor recipients are listed in the All-Time Honor Roll.
Criteria for Selection
Excellence in Instructional Delivery and Design
Provide specific examples of how the nominee demonstrates passion and innovation in the classroom and ways in which he/she successfully engages students via unique teaching models or methods.
Impact on Student Success
Provide specific examples of the nominee’s success connecting with students, both inside and outside the classroom, and how he/she has had a positive impact on their students’ educational experience and achievement.
Subject Matter and Competency
Provide specific examples of the nominees’ competency in their respective core subject(s), including ways they have expanded their own knowledge and scope of study, unique research they have completed, and accolades or recognition they have received from students, peers, supervisors or professional organization.
2022 Teaching Award of Honor
The Texas State Alumni Association selected Dr. Cindy Royal, professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, as the 2022 Teaching Award of Honor recipient.