2022 UBC Okanagan Instructing Excellence and Innovation Awards recipients


Pricey buddies,

UBC Okanagan is proud to rejoice excellent and revolutionary educating. Annually, we acknowledge exemplary position fashions who make a big impression on the educating and studying tradition on our campus with the Provost Award for Instructing Excellence and Innovation. This yr, we at UBC Okanagan are happy to increase our awards class to acknowledge the contributions of trainers with limited-term placements.

Please be part of us in congratulating the 2022 awardees:


2022 recipient of the Provost Instructing Excellence and Innovation Award

ayman elnagari , Affiliate Professor of Instructing | engineering faculty

With over 30 years of commercial and educational expertise, Dr. Ayman Elnagar has been an revolutionary problem-solver out and in of the classroom since becoming a member of UBC Okanagan in 2014. He has led the event of many new initiatives and educational alternatives, together with his profitable Proposal to introduce Fall Studying Week for the UBC neighborhood and the College of Engineering dual-credit program.

bowen hui , Affiliate Professor of Instructing | Irving Ok. Barber School of Science

A famend mentor, collaborator and chief, Dr. Bowen Hui champions computational pondering and lively studying for learners of all ages. An revolutionary teacher, Dr. Hui introduces new applied sciences into her classroom, together with a personalised studying method, and has supplied formal mentoring to greater than 50 college students, together with the redesign and creation of quite a few programs.

firas mouswick , lecturer| Irving Ok. Barber School of Science

Dr. Firas Mousavi has been a key driver of educating and studying improvements, utilizing technology-enabled options and private connections to help and interact our college students as companions in studying. Dr. Mousavi is a robust advocate for constructing a educating and studying neighborhood, collaborating often with colleagues, in addition to conducting and facilitating greater than ten Instructing and Studying Scholarship (SOTL) tasks.

Mehran Shirazio , Lecturer | engineering faculty

Dr. Mehran Shirazi has earned a status for her tireless work and as a devoted and supportive trainer for guaranteeing constructive studying experiences for her college students, incomes a number of notable educating awards, together with a Thank a Professional and Golden Apple Award in addition to Canadians. Federation of Engineering College students Affiliation Appreciation Award. He has labored extensively with CTL and led essential campus-wide initiatives equivalent to Studying Expertise Rovers and Studying Design Interns.


2022 Recipients of the Provost Award for Instructing Assistants and Tutors

We’re additionally happy to announce the 2022 recipients of the Provost Award for Instructing Assistants and Tutors, which acknowledges distinctive undergraduate and graduate educating assistants and tutors for his or her contributions to educational life on our campus.

    • Kara Johnson – Pupil Studying Hub
    • JC Patrol – Pupil Studying Hub
    • Megan Schroeder – Pupil Studying Hub
    • Mahmood Sakar – College of Engineering
    • Negin Jalili – College of Engineering
    • Jacqueline Barnett – Irving Ok. Barber School of Science

Instructing Excellence Celebration

The campus neighborhood is invited to hitch us in recognizing the achievements of UBC Okanagan academics and mentors and celebrating our neighborhood of educating excellence.

Date:Wednesday, Could 18, 2022
Time: 4:30 to six pm. Award displays after the ceremony
place:UBC Ballroom | UNC 200
RSVP:Register to take part within the competition

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 Instructing Award.

with honesty,

Rehan Sadiq
Provost and Vice President Lecturers Momentary
UBC Okanagan

brad wutherich
Affiliate Provost, Tutorial Packages, Instructing and Studying
UBC Okanagan



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