SGA Honor Professor Award


The Student Government Association presents faculty with their Honor Professor awards at the Honors Day ceremony every year.  Departmental awards are reported to the association in order to make sure all faculty who are chosen are recognized with a plaque and at the ceremony. The Awards for will also be presented at the Salute to Faculty Excellence dinner and ceremony.

Selection Process/Eligibility:

Members of the UNT faculty, staff and student body are invited to submit nominations for the awards. The University Honors and Recognition Committee will determine based on the award information sent by departments whether an award has been approved for Honors Day presentation. 


The usual deadline for submission of entries is in February. Please contact the SGA for more information.

Past Recipients:

Year Faculty Member Department
2017 Masood Raja English
2016 Doryce Judd Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation
2016 Richard Tas Hospitality and Tourism Management
2015 Regina Branton Political Science
2014 Samra Bufkins Journalism
2014 Brian Richardson Communication Studies
2014 Justin Trudeau Communication Studies
2013 Ed Blackburn Studio Art
2013 Cynthia Gordon Communication Studies
2013 Joseph Klein Composition Studies
2012 Amy Fann Counseling and Higher Education
2012 Harry Benshoff Radio, Television and Film
2012 Brandi Darensbourg Rehabilitation, Social Work and Addictions
2011 Donald Lyons Geography
2011 Miroslav Penkov English
2011 Richard Smith Behavior Analysis
2011 Steven Harlos Keyboard Studies
2011 Tandra Tyler-Wood Learning Technologies
2010 Elizabeth Oldmixon Political Science
2009 Pinliang Dong Geography
2009 Tracey Everbach Journalism
2009 Kimi King Political Science
2009 Mark Vosvick Psychology