The 2017 USDA National Awards for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences Program nomination forms and guidelines are now available on the USDA website.
Launched in 1992, this program recognizes outstanding college professors of agriculture, natural resources, veterinary, and human sciences. A selection committee of nationally recognized teachers and scholars choose two national recipients and two early career awardees. There are also six regional awards. Nominees are evaluated based on their ability as instructors, educational innovation, service to students, professionalism, and scholarship.
The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2017.