Congratulations to our 2016 award winners! 2016 Award Winners

The commission offered four awards to five winners to encourage and recognize service and scholarship in academic support. The commission honored these individuals at the 2016 convention in Montreal. Do you know someone deserving of an award? Nominations for the 2017 awards process begin Fall 2017.

The Awards

Every year, the Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education (CASHE) recognizes dedicated academic support professionals at convention. The open nominations process allows professionals across the field to nominate themselves and others for recognition of their service to and for academic support. The standing awards for CASHE include:

Commitment to Excellence in Academic Support. This award is presented to an individual who has shown a sustained commitment to the field of Academic Support through leadership, scholarship or practice. The individual must have a minimum of 4 years of professional experience in higher education academic support.

Innovative Academic Support Initiative.  This award is presented to an individual or group who has shown innovation in the development of new or redesigned programs, practices, and collaborations to enhance Academic Support on an individual campus or within the larger field.

Outstanding New Professional.  This award is presented to a new professional who has shown outstanding work in the field of academic support. The individual must have 3 or fewer years of professional experience in higher education academic support.

Outstanding Graduate Student.  This award is presented to a graduate student who has shown outstanding work in the field of academic support. The individual must be currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program at an accredited college or university.