Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Outstanding GSIs


Nomination deadline for the 2014 Towner Prize for Outstanding GSIs has passed.


This award honors up to four engineering GSIs who are exceptional and innovative teachers with a $1,500 cash prize. Nominees must demonstrate the following:

        • excellence in teaching,
        • creativity or innovation as an instructor (e.g., use of effective teaching strategies,
          creation of course materials, etc.), and
        • remarkable dedication to student success


Engineering Programs Building

Engineering Programs Building

The College of Engineering’s Towner Prize for Outstanding GSIs is a separate award from the Rackham Outstanding GSI award. For information about Rackham’s Outstanding GSI Award click here.