The Excellence in Teaching Award was established to honor faculty in all categories at Richland College and the honorees are announced at Fall Convocation. Categories include full-time, part-time, continuing education, and associate faculty (other full-time Richland employees who teach). The recipient of the full-time and part-time awards are submitted to the Dallas County Community College District's Excellence in Teaching Award. Richland's full-time faculty award recipient is also submitted for the state-wide Minnie Stevens Piper Award. If you wish to nominate a Richland College instructor (in a current or previous course – credit or continuing education) for the Excellence in Teaching Award, please complete the form below. If your instructor is a finalist, you may be asked additional information.