This award (formerly Excellence in Practice Award) recognizes the outstanding work of a campus practitioner who is innovative in their approach, and who has made a significant impact on student communities on their campus. The association intends to honor practitioners who are making a difference at the local level and are successfully trying and assessing new and creative approaches to our work.

Criteria:

  • Minimum of 8 years as a practitioner in student affairs

  • Evidence of making a significant contribution(s) to the co-curricular student experience, their campus

  • Evidence of implementing innovative practices

  • Demonstrated commitment to ACPA

Required Documentation:

  • Letter of nomination that articulates how the individual meets the criteria for the award and includes the nominee's name, email address, and telephone number

  • The nominee’s resume

  • Two supporting letters from department and campus leadership

Nomination Information:

You may nominate yourself or another individual. To nominate someone, send the required information by November 17, 2017 to the Major Awards Coordinator, Lee Hawthorne (recognize@acpa.nche.edu).

Kathleen Kerr

Current Winners

Kathleen G. Kerr , University of Delaware

Past Winners

2016

  • Wm. Gregory Sawyer

2015

  • Mindi Levin

2014

  • Beth Settje

2013

  • Robert A. Bonfiglio

2012

  • Melissa M. Vito

2011

  • Thelora U. Reynolds

2010

  • Cesar Figueroa

2009

  • Wayne Griffin

2006

  • James C. Hurst

2005

  • Tim J. Pierson

2004

  • Jill Carnaghi

2003

  • Paul M. Oliaro

2002

  • Terry Piper

2001

  • Robert J. Perkins