These awards recognize faculty from SEC member universities with outstanding records in research and scholarship. There is one winner/nominee per campus and one overall winner for the Conference. All receive an honorarium and memento from the SEC. The top recipient, the SEC Professor of the Year, is honored during the annual SEC Awards Dinner in Destin, Florida.

FACULTY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD NEWS

SEC Professor of the Year’s Roots Spark Change

Dr. Jenna Jambeck, a leading figure in plastic pollution research, earns recognition for her impactful work and commitment to environmental conservation.
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UGA’s Jenna Jambeck Named 2024 SEC Professor of the Year

Jambeck is honored for her decades of work investigating the global scale of plastic pollution and galvanizing efforts to address solid waste and marine debris.
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SEC Celebrates Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service

The SEC uses its Faculty Achievement Award to honor the dedication and commitment to academic excellence by faculty members.
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