Nominations for Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Advising Awards

Is there an instructor or academic advisor who has had a positive effect on your academic journey at Metropolitan State? Someone who made an extraordinary difference to you? Thank that advisor or teacher by nominating him or her for an Excellence in Teaching or Excellence in Advising award.

Every year outstanding teachers and advisors are chosen for these awards and recognized for their contributions based on student nominations. Students may submit nominations for:

  • Excellence in Teaching
  • Carol C. Ryan Excellence in Advising

To nominate a professor or advisor:

        1. Complete a nomination form at this link.
        2. Submit completed forms electronically to or mail to:

Center for Faculty Development
Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

If you have any questions, e-mail