2022 Teaching Awards
Each year Purdue University honors members of its faculty with the Purdue Teaching Awards. Through their persistent pursuit of excellence, this year’s honorees supported students in achieving their greatest potential with every class or lab, shaping future Boilermaker leaders and changemakers.
Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy
The Charles B. Murphy Award is Purdue’s highest undergraduate teaching honor. The award recognizes up to five recipients each year as models in excellent undergraduate education.
- William Crossley
- Jennifer Dobbs-Oates
- Elizabeth Karcher
- Milind Kulkarni
- Melinda Zook
The Exceptional Early Career Teaching Award
The Exceptional Early Career Teaching Award annually recognizes exceptional undergraduate faculty members with the rank of assistant professor.
- Danny Milisavljevic
- Jason Ware
The Excellence in Instruction Award for Lecturers
The Excellence in Instruction Award for Lecturers honors academic staff with the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer for outstanding undergraduate teaching.
- Beth Hess
The following content should be shared in Spring 2022 (especially by each faculty member’s college) on social media and in general marketing communications materials, such as emails, newsletters, mailings, etc. It is preferred that audiences are directed to the storytelling video or individual stories. This content should be used to promote the university’s commitment to excellence in education and the high caliber, quality education provided to Boilermaker undergraduates. These stories and resources can also be used any time through the remainder of 2022.
- Written stories about each faculty member
- Social graphics and portraits for each faculty member
- Storytelling video
- Gallery of 2022 Teaching Awards features
LINKS and UTM PARAMETERS
When linking to Purdue websites from social platforms or emails, it is recommended that UTM parameters be added to the URL in order to provide reporting on the activity. The Marketing and Communications campaign URL builder allows you to easily configure these links and even request shortened Purdue-branded links.
UTM Campaign: 2022_Teaching_Excellence_Awards
UTM Medium: Social (or email)
UTM Source: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram (or email newsletter name)
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxGPI7lGyWU
The following assets are available for download and use. Social assets include 2:1 files for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, files for Instagram and Instagram Stories, and portrait photos.
NOTE: If InDesign files are needed for any of these assets, please complete the marketing request form on our website.
SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDANCE
Digital engagement is a powerful platform to share Purdue stories and posts with past, present and future Boilermakers. Here are some tips to help your posts shine.
- Keep posts short and direct
- Link all posts back to the faculty member’s story, video, or the awards landing page
- Include photos, videos or GIF’s
- Use short URLs
SUGGESTED SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS
For Bill Crossley, the equation e = mc2 signifies caring about and making connections with his @PurdueAeroAstro students.
Meet Crossley, a 2022 recipient of the Charles B. Murphy Award, #Purdue’s highest undergraduate teaching honor. <link>
Jennifer Dobbs-Oates aims to provide meaningful, reflective learning experiences to human development and family studies students.
Meet Dobbs-Oates, a 2022 recipient of the Charles B. Murphy Award, #Purdue’s highest undergraduate teaching honor. <link>
Elizabeth Karcher focuses on student-centered learning, helping her @PurdueAg students take an active role in the learning process.
Meet Karcher, a 2022 recipient of the Charles B. Murphy Award, #Purdue’s highest undergraduate teaching honor. <link>
Milind Kulkarni is helping @PurdueECE students solve the computer-related riddles they face both today and many years from now.
Meet Kulkarni, a 2022 recipient of the Charles B. Murphy Award, #Purdue’s highest undergraduate teaching honor. <link>
Melinda Zook of @purduedepthist helped start an educational revolution by launching the Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts program at Purdue.
Meet Zook, a 2022 recipient of the Charles B. Murphy Award, #Purdue’s highest undergraduate teaching honor. <link>
Danny Milisavljevic wants every Purdue student to view space through a telescope. The @PurduPhysAstro professor’s new observatory could make that dream possible.
Meet Milisavljevic, a 2022 recipient of the Exceptional Early Career Teaching Award. <link>
Jason Ware wants @PurdueHonors students to choose their own adventure – both in and out of the classroom.
Meet Ware, a 2022 recipient of #Purdue’s Exceptional Early Career Teaching Award. <link>
Beth Hess leverages her professional experience to integrate real-world perspective into the @PurdueME course concepts she teaches.
Meet Hess, the 2022 recipient of #Purdue’s Excellence in Instruction Award for Lecturers. <Link>
Tag @LifeatPurdue (IG and TW) and Purdue University (FB and LI), and appropriate College and/or School the faculty member is associated with.
CAMPAIGN SPECIFIC HASHTAGS
#MySmallStep = Student stories
#MyGiantLeap = Faculty/Alumni stories