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Reginald Archambault Teaching Award

Each summer, Brown Pre-College Programs offers the Reginald Archambault Teaching Award to recognize excellence among our instructional staff. Brown graduate students and post-docs who teach in summer programs may be nominated. The award will carry a $1000.00 cash prize and University-wide recognition, announced in early fall. Learn more »

Summer Curricular Development Grant

Amount: up to $4,000 - Deadline: Late Winter 2013
Are you developing a new course, adding a fresh element to an existing class, or team teaching with colleagues in other departments? Curricular Development Grant supports the development of new and innovative summer courses taught at least once through Continuing Education. The course may be offered during the Summer Session as a credit-bearing course.  Proposals for courses using new or distributive learning technology are especially encouraged.

To apply for a Summer Curricular Development Grant, complete the proposal form by March 2013. For more information, email us at:

To learn more about other grant awards for new and innovative course development, visit the Dean of the College website.

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

The Sheridan Center offers various resources to instructors including consulting services and teaching resources. For more information, please contact the Sheridan Center at 401-863-1219 or

Brown Writing Center

The Center provides writing assistance for all members of the Brown community. Staffed by graduate students from a variety of disciplines who are experienced in writing and teaching and undergo ongoing training. Associates are prepared to review a variety of types of writing and to discuss your specific writing concerns. Individual conferences are available as well as workshop sessions. Walk-in hours are available, but appointments in advance are preferable. For more information, please call 401-863-3524.