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CSUSB Awards

CSUSB University Level Awards are distributed each academic year by the University Awards Selection Committee to recognize tenure-track instructional faculty members and lecturers who have been nominated by members of the campus community for their exceptional performance in teaching, professional development, and/or service.

Outstanding Professor Award

This annual award was inaugurated in 1980-1981. It is presented to an eligible tenure-track instructional faculty member who has demonstrated a record of particular distinction in teaching, and in one or both of professional activity and service.

Golden Apple Award

This annual award was inaugurated in 1994-1995 and is the University’s highest award for teaching excellence. It is presented to an instructional faculty member who has demonstrated a record of particular distinction in teaching.

Lecturer’s Award

This annual award is presented to a full-time or part-time lecturer who has demonstrated a record of particular distinction in teaching.

Outstanding Service Award

This award is presented every other year, in even years, to an instructional faculty member who has demonstrated a record of particular distinction in service.

Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activities Award

This award is presented every other year, in odd years, to an instructional faculty member who has demonstrated a record of particular distinction in professional development.