Awards FDC


The Faculty Development Center hosts several annual events that recognize faculty members as they deepen and broaden their commitment to teaching, scholarly and creative activity, and service throughout their careers.

Author Awards 

Author Awards is an annual campus event designed to recognize faculty who have published a book of general interest and significance. The awards celebrate their accomplishments with the campus and the communtiy at large. 

Faculty Recognition 

Every three years, our  event honors faculty from all colleges with significant accomplishments in scholarly and creative activity, teaching or service. 

Outstanding Professor

Outstanding teaching is an important criterion in the annual selection of CSUF's Outstanding ProfessorOpens in new window .

Recognize a Colleague

Do you have a CSUF faculty colleague who uses a great teaching strategy that deserves recognition and that other faculty can benefit from learning about? Tell us what makes that faculty member's teaching effective and we'll find a way to get the message out!


The Virtual and Online Innovations and Curricular Enhancements (VOICE) Award showcases and celebrates faculty who have created innovative virtual and online learning experiences. Faculty are invited to apply to one of the categories below and will submit a video to showcase their work. We welcome applicants with any amount of online and remote teaching experience.


The 2023 VOICE Award Call will come out in Spring 2023.

Applying for Faculty Awards Reviewed by the Outstanding Professor Award Committee

The Outstanding Professor Award Committee - one of the committees of the Academic Senate - reviews applications for the following awards: