Commission awards will be awarded in the following categories: Excellent contribution to ACPA Strategic Priorities, Excellence in Research and Scholarship, Excellence in Programming and Professional Development, Excellence in Innovation, Distinguished Commission Directorate Member, and Distinguished Commission Chair. In addition, the Overall Distinguished Commission  Award is granted to the Commission that demonstrates, through its breadth of achievements, outstanding contributions toward meeting one or more of the strategic planning goals of the Association.

For Awards being given TO a commission, the deadline to submit nominations is November 18, 2016. Overall Commission Awards are nominated through Amy Franklin-Craft (Assembly Coordinator for Commissions) at commission chairs and coordinated through Eddie Wright, the Entity Group Award Coordinator. For questions, please contact Amy at franklina@edinboro.edu or Eddie at awards@acpa.nche.edu for more information or to submit a nomination.

For informaiton regarding Awards being given BY a commission, visit the commission's site using the main menu above.


 

Commission Award - Award for Excellence: Knowledge and Competencies

Commission Award - Award for Excellence: Membership and Recruitment

Commission Award - Commission Excellence in Research and Scholarship

Current Winners

Commission Award - Commission Programming Strategic Partnerships

Commission Award - Distinguished Commission Chair Award

Commission Award - Distinguished Commission Directorate Member Award

Current Winner Lindsay Peck, George Washington University Commission for Assessment and Research

Commission Award - Excellence in Innovation Award

Commission Award - Excellence in Programming and Professional Development Award

Current Winner

Commission Award - Excellent contribution to ACPA Strategic Priorities Award

Current Winner Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development The University of Maryland

Commission Award - Outstanding Commission Membership

Commission Award - Outstanding Commission Programming

Commission Award - Overall Distinguished Commission Award

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education - Commitment to Excellence Award

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education - Commitment to Excellence in Academic Support

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education - Innovative Academic Support Initiative

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education - Outstanding Graduate Student

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education - Outstanding New Professional

Current Winner Brandon Gordon University of Georgia

Commission for Administrative Leadership - Commission Chair’s Award

Commission for Administrative Leadership - Distinguished Service To The Commission

Commission for Administrative Leadership - Excellence in Institutional Change

Commission for Administrative Leadership - Outstanding Contribution to To The Commission

Current Winners Melinda Farmer American Campus Communities

Commission for Administrative Leadership - Outstanding Mid-Level Professional

Commission for Administrative Leadership - Outstanding New Professional

Commission for Administrative Leadership - Outstanding Senior Level Professional

Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience - 65th Anniversary Award

Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience - Outstanding Collaborative Initiative

Current Winner Engaged Living Program Furman University

Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience - Outstanding Experienced Professional (11+ years)

Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience - Outstanding Experienced Professional (5-10 years)

Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience - Outstanding Graduate Student

Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience - Outstanding New Professional

Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience - Outstanding Program/Project Award

Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience - Outstanding Undergraduate Student

Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience - Research Grant Award

Commission for Campus Safety and Emergency Preparedness - Distinguished Service to the Commission

Commission for Campus Safety and Emergency Preparedness - Outstanding Contribution to the Commission

Commission for Career Services - Distinguished Service Award

Commission for Career Services - Innovation Award

Commission for Career Services - Outstanding Directorate Member

Current Winner Ashleigh Brock University of Richmond

Commission for Career Services - Rising Star Award

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Commuter/Adult Learner Perspective by a Student Development Professional

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Graduate Student Research and Innovation

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Outstanding Achievement by a New Student Affairs Professional

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Outstanding Achievement by a Student

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Outstanding Achievement by an Experienced Student Affairs Professional

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Outstanding Collaboration

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Outstanding Commuter Program

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Outstanding Service

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Outstanding Undergraduate Adult Learner Program Award

Current Winners Self Care Challenge Samuel Merritt University

Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Outstanding Use of Social Media

Current Winners Commuter Students Programs/First Year Experience University of Pittsburgh

Commission for counseling and Psychological Services - CCAPS Lifetime Achievement Award

Commission for Counseling and Psychological Services - Distinguished Commission Directorate Member Award

Commission for Counseling and Psychological Services - Early Career Achievement

Commission for Counseling and Psychological Services - Joan Dallum Graduate Student Research Award

Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development - Advancement of Global Dimensions Research Award

Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development - Excellence in International Education Research

Letitia Williams University of Trinidad and Tobago Elizabeth Niehaus University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development - Legacy Award

Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development - Outstanding International Education Initiative

Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development - Outstanding International Program

Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development - Service to the Commission and to ACPA

Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development - Service to the International Community

Commission for Graduate and Professional Student Affairs - Golden Jubilee Award for Leadership

Commission for Graduate and Professional Student Affairs - Outstanding Graduate Student for Multicultural Affairs

Commission for Graduate and Professional Student Affairs - Lehker Outstanding Student Advocate Award

Commission for Graduate and Professional Student Affairs - Outstanding Innovative Program Award

Commission for Housing and Residential Life - Excellence in Service

Current Winners Rev. Jonathan Rice Georgetown University

Commission for Housing and Residential Life - Excellence in Sustainability - Individual

Current Winners Dillon Kimmel University of Delaware

Commission for Housing and Residential Life - Excellence in Sustainability - Program

Current Winners University of Delaware

Commission for Housing and Residential Life - Outstanding Experienced Professional, 10+ Years

Commission for Housing and Residential Life - Outstanding Experienced Professional, 4-9 Years

Commission for Housing and Residential Life - Outstanding Graduate Student

Commission for Housing and Residential Life - Outstanding Innovation

Current Winner University of Delaware

Commission for Housing and Residential Life - Outstanding New Professional

Commission for Housing and Residential Life- Outstanding Undergraduate Student

Commission for Professional Preparation - Burns B. Crookston Doctoral Research Award

Commission for Professional Preparation - Faculty Research Grant

Current Winners Jessica C. Harris UCLA

Commission for Professional Preparation - Gerald Saddlemire Award

Current Winners Kelsey Elam-Geuting Western Oregon University

Commission for Professional Preparation - Nevitt Sanford Award

Commission for Professional Preparation - Roberta Christie Essay Award

Current Winners Amber Hamilton University of North Carolina Greensboro

Commission for Recreation and Athletics - Distinguished Scholar Award

Commission for Recreation and Athletics - Outstanding Contribution to Recreation and Athletics

Commission for Social Justice Educators - Commitment to Social Justice Education

Commission for Social Justice Educators - Commitment to the Commission Award

Commission for Social Justice Educators - Commitment to the Commission of Social Justice Educators

Commission for Social Justice Educators - Exemplary Social Justice Contribution by a Graduate Student

Commission for Social Justice Educators - Innovative Response, Social Justice

Current Winners Joan Collier University of Georgia Brittany Williams University of Georgia

Commission for Social Justice Educators - Outstanding Social Justice Collaboration

Commission for Social Justice Educators - Outstanding Social Justice Educator, Trainer, or Mentor

Commission for Spirituality, Faith, Religion & Meaning - Founders Award

Commission for Spirituality, Faith, Religion and Meaning - Outstanding Program

Current Winners Hillel International - Ask Big Questions

Commission for Spirituality, Faith, Religion and Meaning - Outstanding Research

Current Winners Alyssa Rockenbach North Carolina State University

Commission for Student Conduct & Legal Issues - Award for Student Impact

Award for Student Impact This award is for an ACPA member who shows extraordinary abilities to connect with and educate students. The evidence of this could include skill in conducting an effective administrative convention in which the student really “gets it”, promoting community and student leadership by advising an active and educational peer board, creativity in developing appropriate...

Commission for Student Conduct & Legal Issues - New Professional of the Year

New Professional of the Year Award This award recognizes the contribution of a new professional in student affairs who is involved in campus student conduct affairs and /or legal issues. This person should be known not only for their campus contributions but also for their involvement in expanding the field of student conduct affairs through membership(s) in professional associations, research,...

Commission for Student Conduct & Legal Issues - Tracy R. Teele Memorial Award

Tracy R. Teele Memorial Award This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the area of student conduct affairs and legal issues and is the highest award given by Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues. This is not an annual award and can be awarded to an individual , group or institution that has demonstrated one of the following: Development of an innovative approach to campus...

Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues - Outstanding Service to the Commission

Outstanding Service to the Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues Award This award is determined on the basis of a member’s contribution of effort, energy, and time on behalf of the goals of Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues. This may involve work on committees, convention, and programs related to Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues. In addition, recruitment and...

Commission for Student Development in the Two Year College - Excellence in Innovation Award

Commission for Student Development in the Two Year College - Outstanding Publication Award

Commission for Student Development in the Two Year College - Promising Practice in Social Justice Award

Commission for Student Involvement - Outstanding Doctoral Level Graduate Student

Commission for Student Involvement - Outstanding Masters Level Graduate Student

Commission for Student Involvement - Outstanding Mid-Level Professional

Commission for Student Involvement - Outstanding New Professional

Commission for Student Involvement - Outstanding Program

Commission for Student Involvement - Outstanding Senior Level Professional

Current Winners Sarah Cunningham University of Chicago

Commission for Student Involvement - Outstanding Service to the Commission

Commission for Student Involvement - Research Grant Award

Current Winners Sarah Schoper Western Illinois University

Commission for Two Year Colleges - Innovative New Program Award

Commission for Two Year Colleges - New Professional at a Two-Year College Award

Commission for Two Year Colleges - Research Award

Commission for Two Year Colleges - Service to the Profession

Commission for Wellness - Emerging Outstanding Professional in Wellness

Current Winners James Larcus The Ohio State University

Commission for Wellness - Emerging Outstanding Wellness Program for Students

Commission for Wellness - Outstanding Professional in Wellness

Current Winners Todd Gibbs The Ohio State University

Commission for Wellness - Outstanding Wellness Program