Faculty Recognition Award for dedication and excellence (Fall 2006). Presented by the GVSU Panhellenic Council.
CLAS Faculty Exchange with Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd (April-July 2010).
Outstanding University Service Award (2014).
Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award (2015).
GVSU Student Award for Faculty Excellence (2015).
Mayra Fortes Gonzalez
Pew Teaching Excellence Award (2017).
Women’s Commission Unsung Hero Award (2017).
Herzog Ernst Stipendium der Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, Gotha, Germany (2013).
Research Fellowship, Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Univ., Riyadh, KSA (2012).
Summer Research Fellowship, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (2010).
Outstanding Community Service Award (2012). Provost Office, GVSU
2013 CLAS Lifetime Faculty Service Award
Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Award, GVSU Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence (2015).
Naming of a Street and Author’s Recognition. XVII Santo Domingo International Book Fair (2014). Awarded by the Ministry of Culture to an author whose work has made a significant contribution to Dominican literature.
Student Award for Faculty Excellence (2013). Awarded by Grand Valley State University Student Senate to a faculty member who stands for GVSU’s mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies.
Professor of the Year (2011-2012). Awarded by Grand Valley State University Education Support Program to professors who go beyond the teaching duties to make learning accessible to first-generation college students.
AP Innovation Award (2017).
Pew Teaching Excellence Award (2016).
Pew Teaching Excellence Award Recipient, recognizing distinguished faculty from around the university. Grand Valley State University. (2015).