Underkofler and Kang Awards
The most prestigious of Beloit College’s faculty and staff annual awards.
Now Accepting Nominations
Students are encouraged to nominate an excellent professor and an advisor/mentor for these two awards.
Voting for the Kang Prize finalists is open through March 27, 2023.
Students are encouraged to vote for a faculty finalist and a staff finalist that they believe have demonstrated the greatest excellence in advising and mentoring.
Underkofler Excellence In Undergraduate Teaching Award
The James R. Underkofler Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award is Beloit College’s highest teaching honor.
The Underkofler Award is sponsored by Alliant Energy and named for the company’s longtime CEO. The award was established in 1995 in appreciation of Mr. Underkofler’s long and distinguished service with Alliant Energy and in tribute to his deep respect for undergraduate teaching.
Phee Boon Kang’73 Prize for Excellence in Advising and Mentoring
The Phee Boon Kang’73 Prize for Excellence in Advising and Mentoring recognizes and honors a faculty or staff member for their excellent advising and mentoring activities. This award is Beloit College’s highest award for advising and mentoring.
The Kang Prize is supported by Phee Boon Kang, a 1973 graduate of Beloit College.