Celebrating 30 Years of Advocacy and Creating Space: 2017 PAN Achievement Awards

The Pan African Network (PAN) sponsors the Pan African Network Achievement Awards to recognize African American/Black Student Affairs Professionals who have excelled in the areas of citizenship, innovation, leadership, and distinguished service to others. These professionals serve as a source of pride and inspiration to others by giving unselfishly of themselves in order to enhance the student experience and student affairs as a profession.

This year, as we celebrate 30 Years of Advocacy and Creating Space in Higher Education – we encourage you to submit a nomination for our illustrious PAN Achievement Awards!

The PAN Achievement Awards Recognize:

Outstanding Graduate Student

The Outstanding Graduate Student Award is designed to recognize the early accomplishments of up-and-coming student affairs professionals. Any professional full-time graduate student or graduate assistant studying at the Master's or Doctoral Degree Level is eligible for this award. The committee will recognize the graduate student who has made significant contribution to the profession through academic research, work, and service.

Outstanding New Professional

The Outstanding New Professional Award is designed to recognize the accomplishments of student affairs professionals with no more than 3 years experience within the profession. The committee will recognize the professional who have begun to develop their leadership skills and made significant contributions to the profession.

The Erica Holloman Award

The Erica Holloman Award is designed to honor a professional who has made significant personal and professional contributions to enhance the mission and vision of the Pan African Network. Nominees can be graduate students or professionals. No minimum years of experience are required.


  • Any member of ACPA-College Student Educators International can be nominated for PAN awards.
  • The Nominator is not required to be a member of ACPA in order to submit a nomination.

Nominations close Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:59PM

All awards recipients will be announced during the annual ACPA Conference in Columbus, Ohio, March 26 - March 29, 2017. 

Please visit our nomination form for more detailed descriptions: http://bit.ly/PANAchievement

Please feel free to contact an Awards Coordinator for any questions or concerns.


       Monique Atherley                                                       Ron Alexander
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