The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Graduate Council has selected CIS student and School of Communications TA Sky Kauweloa to receive the Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for Graduate Teaching Assistants.
This highly competitive award honors the top teaching assistant at UH Mānoa. Sky’s accomplishment highlights the many outstanding teacher-scholars present in the CIS program.
He will be honored during the Mānoa Awards Ceremony in Orvis Auditorium on May 1, 2017, at 4 pm.
A description of the award, from the Office of Graduate Education:
Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Graduate teaching assistants play a significant role in facilitating the learning of undergraduate students at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM). Established in memory of the late Ms. Frances Davis, who taught mathematics at both UHM and at the Leeward Community College for 19 years, the Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for a Graduate Teaching Assistant recognizes excellence in undergraduate teaching. Each year, an award is presented to an outstanding UHM graduate teaching assistant who demonstrates excellence in instructional activities.