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Innovative Writing in Teaching Award

To recognize outstanding teaching of writing across campus, SVSU is currently accepting nominations for the Innovative Writing in Teaching Award. Students or colleagues may make nominations, or faculty may self-nominate.


Nominations should be submitted by following this link and completing this form:


Nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 17, 2023.


Nominated candidates:

  • Must be full- or part-time SVSU faculty
  • Integrate writing into course instruction to enhance student learning of course content*
  • Use writing in ways consistent with the goals of the academic program and SVSU
  • Develop effective student writing processes and practices
  • Demonstrate integration of writing that is innovative and multi-faceted


Nominees will be asked to submit further documentation for review.


The Innovative Writing in Teaching Award is a cash award presented annually in April.


For more information about the award, along with a list of past winners, please visit


If you have any questions about this award, please contact Dr. Kim Lacey ( 



*Nominations from English 111 and English 080 courses are not eligible for this award.


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Dr. Kim Lacey, Writing Program Administrator


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