Wilkes Honors College Professor of Community Engagement 2016: Dr. Steigenga was honored with a named professorship in Community Engagement.
University Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising 2009: Each year three faculty or staff members from across the university are selected for this award for enhancing undergraduate instruction and advising.
Researcher of the Year Award (Associate Professor, Scholarly and Creative) 2008: Each year the University Research Committee selects one faculty member at each rank to be recognized by the University for their outstanding scholarly and creative contributions.
MacArthur Campus Club Advisor of the Year Award, 2008: Each year one faculty club advisor is honored as the advisor of the year.
Chairman’s Award of Excellence, 2007: Awarded by the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce to one individual who has served the Hispanic community in extraordinary ways.
Fulbright Lecturer/Scholar, 2005-2006: Selected in the open field competition to serve as a Fulbright lecturer and researcher in Guatemala.
Presidential Leadership Award, 2005:Annual, university-wide search to honor one faculty member for rendering “services of an extraordinary nature to the University and/or the greater community.”
University Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2004:Each year, eight faculty members from across the University’s nine colleges are selected for this teaching award.
Dwight Allison Fellowship, 2004-2005:Sponsored by the Community Foundation, the Allison Fellows Program honors up to five individuals who have served their communities in Palm Beach and Martin Counties in extraordinary ways. The direct grant award is offered every three years and Fellows are selected from hundreds of nominations.
TIAA-CREF Faculty Service Award, 2005: Each year, the faculty member from each college “judged most outstanding in the area of service to the community within the parameters of his or her professional expertise” is honored with this award.
MacArthur Campus Unsung Hero Award, 2005: Each year, one faculty member on the MacArthur campus is honored for contributions to the university community.
Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award Finalist, 2004, 2007, and Nominee 2003, 2005, 2008:Each year, a student committee from each college selects a faculty member as the college’s nominee for this prestigious university-wide teaching award.