Deadline to nominate is November 18, 2016. State/International Chapter Awards coordinated by Jason Cottrell (Assembly Coordinator for State Chapters) and Eddie Wright, the Entity Group Award Coordinator. For questions, please contact Eddie at awards@acpa.nche.edu for more information or to submit a nomination.

Below are the State Chapter & International Division Awards for 2017


Overall State & International Awards

Outstanding ACPA Chapter
  • North Carolina College Personnel Association (NCCPA
    President Dr. Alan Mueller, Guilford College
    northcarolina@acpa.nche.edu
    @mynccpa
Outstanding ACPA Chapter Leader
  • Dr. Alan Mueller, President, North Carolina College Personnel Association (NCCPA)
    Guilford College
    muellerac@guilford.edu
    @acrmueller
Outstanding Membership Award for an ACPA Chapter
  • College Personnel Association of Kentucky (CPAK)
    Taylor McGovern U’Sellis, President
    Hannah Piechowski, President-Elect
    Kentucky@acpa.nche.edu
    @kycpak
Outstanding Innovation Award for an ACPA Chapter
  • “Out of the Box” Conference
    ACPA - Michigan
    Dexter Earney and Elizabeth Williams, Conference Co-Chairs
    Michigan@acpa.nche.edu
    @acpami

California College Personnel Association

Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • Maria Iribe  
    California State University, Fresno

Outstanding New Professional Award

  • Lauren Irwin
    California Polytechnic State University

Outstanding CCPA Volunteer Award

  • Julia Stanton  
    University of Southern California

Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • Michael William Wagner  
    California State University, Sacramento

Georgia College Personnel Association

Peach of a Program Award

  • Joan Collier  
    University of Georgia

 Roger B Winston Outstanding New Professional Award

  • JLP Prince  
    Agnes Scott College

Outstanding Student Learning Program Award

  • Matthew K Robison
    Intergroup Dialogue
    Kennesaw State University

Peach of a Program Award

  • Brittany Williams  
    University of Georgia

Outstanding Graduate Student: (Doctoral) Award

  • Brittany Williams  
    University of Georgia

Outstanding Graduate Student: Masters Award

  • Devonte Williams  
    University of West Georgia

College Personnel Association of Kentucky

The Outstanding New Professional Award

  • Olivia Feldkamp  
    University of Louisville

Innovator Award

  • Glenn Gittings  
    University of Louisville

Dr. Michael Cuyjet Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • Tiera Renae Mason  
    University of Kentucky

Dr. Fred Rhodes Outstanding Service Award

  • Angela Taylor  
    University of Louisville

Maryland College Personnel Association

Outstanding Emerging Professional Award

  • Allison Brisman  
    Towson University

Outstanding Support Staff Award

  • Elaine Edelstein  
    Loyola University Maryland

Outstanding Student Leader

  • Rachel Haywood  
    Stevenson University

Dedication to Diversity Award

  • Joy Stephens  
    Howard Community College

Dedication to Professional Service Award (10+ years)

  • Mary Ellen Wade  
    Loyola University Maryland

Excellence in Leadership

  • Sharese Shannon Mathis  
    Siena Heights University

Outstanding Service Award

  • Vicki Van Patten  
    Western Michigan University

New England College Personnel Association

Accomplished Leader Award

  • Hilary Caron  
    Boston University

Access and Inclusion Award

  • Patrick Connelly  
    Landmark College

Pillar of Mentorship

  • Jennifer Ferrell  
    Keene State

Academic Excellence Award

  • Jennifer Forry  
    Newbury College

New Professional of the Year Award

  • Jonathan Ladino  
    Becker College

Graduate Student of the Year

  • Cherry Lim  
    Boston College

Outstanding Service to NECPA Award

  • Jessi Robinson  
    UMass Boston

Program of the Year Award      

  • Newbury College Newbury College

North Carolina College Personnel Association

Outstanding Graduate Student

  • Megan Covington  
    Western Carolina University

Outstanding Service in Support of the Profession

  • Colleen Fairbanks  
    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

President's Award

  • R. Brad Johnson  
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Outstanding New Professional

  • Suzannah G Lott  
    East Carolina University

Distinguished Scholar/Professional Contribution Award

  • Symphony D Oxendine  
    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

South Carolina College Personnel Association

Joseph O. Nixon Award for Chief Student Affairs Officer

  • Michael Duncan  
    College of Charleston

Walter T. Cox New Professional Award

  • Allen Lollis  
    Wofford College

Clarice W. Johnson Outstanding Professional Award

  • Rhonda Mingo  
    Converse College

Carol Eden-Epps Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • Michael Pfeifer  
    University of South Carolina

Below are the State Chapter & International Division Awards for 2016


Overall State & International Awards

     Outstanding ACPA Chapter

  • Georgia College Personnel Association

     Outstanding Membership Award

  • North Carolina College Personnel Association

     Outstanding Innovation Award

  • Missouri College Personnel Association

     Outstanding ACPA Chapter Leader

  • John Mayo, Newbury College

College Personnel Association of Colorado

     Significant Research/Publication

  • Patty Witkowsky, UCCS
  • Amy Dinise-Halter, CSU
  • Sarah Long, UCCS
  • Tamara Yakaboski, UNC

    Distinguished Service to Higher Education

  • Madlyn D'Andrea, Colorado State University

     Outstanding Professional

  • Steve Willich, Metropolitan State University of Denver

     Outstanding New Professional

  • Raymond Fisco, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs

     Outstanding Graduate Student

  • Mollie Sutherland, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs

     Outstanding Commitment to CPAC Organizational Growth

  • Amy Dinise-Halter, colorado State University

     Oustanding Service to the Association

  • Jeremy Moore, The University of Colorado Boulder

     Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leader

  • Sam Baur, University of Northern Colorado

DC College Personnel Association

     2015 ACPA Thought Leader

  • Krystal Dains, George Mason University

     Involvement Award

  • Nicholas Stroup, George Mason University

     Outstanding Contributor

  • Krystal Dains, George Mason University

Georgia College Personnel Association

     GCPA The Outstanding Student Learning 

  • Jami Hall, Dalton State College

     Roger B. Winston Oustandign New Professional Award

  • Amber Lesicko, Dalton State College

     Peach of a Program

  • Brittany Williams, University of Georgia
  • Azell Francis, The University of Georgia

     GCPA Theodore K. Miller Award for Outstanding Professional Service

  • Brenda Marina, Georgia Southern University

Kentucky College Personnel Association

     Fred W. Rhodes Outstanding Service Award

  • Randy Hays, Centre College

     New Professional Award

  • Candace Lamb, University of Louisville

     Innovator Award

  • Dr. Eugene Foster, University of Louisville

     Dr. Michael Cuyjet Outstanding Graduate Student

  • Hannah Steen, University of Louisville

Maryland College Personnel Association

     Outstanding Men's Program

  • Dr. Thomas Easley, Pack's PACT (Persisting Academically & Culturally Together), North Carolina State University

     Outstanding Support Staff Award

  • Susan Gebren, Community College of Baltimore County

     Innovative Program Award

  • Women of Color Conference: Office of Student Life, Loyola University Maryland

     Outstanding Student Leader Award

  • Jessie Rosano, Mount Saint Mary's University

     Outstanding Emerging Professional Award

  • Matthew Shepard, Loyola University Maryland

     Dedication to the Association

  • Edward Wright, Mount Saint Mary's University

     Dedication to Professional Service

  • Michelle O'Donnell, Mount Saint Mary's University

     Dedication to Diversity Award

  • Clyde Johnson, Maryland Institute College of Art

New England College Personnel Association (NECPA)

     Pillar of Mentorship

  • Kevin Piskadlo, Stonehill College

     Outstanding Service to MCPA

  • John Mayo, Newbury College

     New Professional of the Year

  • Kelly DeSisto, Wentworth Institute of Technology

     Graduate Student of the Year

  • Kevin Long, Wentworth Institute of Technology

     Accomplished Leader Award

  • Griffin Labbance, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

     Outstanding Program Award

  • Anne-Marie Kenney, Newbury College

     Access and Inclusion Award

  • Rosanna Reyes, Williams College

Missouri College Personnel Association

     Stephen H. Petersen Graduate Student Award

  • Kelly James, Missouri State University, Springfield
  • Michelle Madsen, Missouri State University, Springfield

     Richard Caple Award

  • Douglas Rush, Saint Louis University

     Professional Award

  • Sarah Barber, State Fair Community College
  • Scott Shields, Northwest Missouri State University

     New Professional Award

  • Lacey Sweeten Randall, William Woods University
  • Jordan Glaser, Saint Louis University

     Innovative Program

  • Missouri S&'Ts Reconnection Program
    • Rachel Morris, Missouri University of Science & Technology
    • Kristi Schulte, Missouri University of Science & Technology
    • Patty Frisbee, Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • Social Justice Program Committee, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • MoCPA and St. Louis University
    • Tommy Lucas, St. Louis University

North Carolina College Personnel Association

     Outstanding New Professional of the Year

  • Friederike (Rike) Habbel, Elon University

     Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year

  • Chrstiopher Ray, Western Carolina University
  • Amanda McKnight, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Pennsylvania College Personnel Assocation

     Mary E. And Grady H. Roberts Sr. Graduate Student Writing Award

  • Jeannene Jones, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

     PCPA Outstanding Contribution to the Profession

  • Shawna Patterson, University of Pennsylvania

     Joseph Merkle Award for Outstanding Contribution to PCPA

  • Brian Root, University of Pittsburgh at Greensbury

     PCPA Outstanding New Professional

  • Christina Turissini, Northampton Community College

     PCPA Outstanding Graducate Student

  • David Markley, Jr. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

South Carolina College Personnel Association

     Clarice W. Johnson Outstanding Professional

  • Glenn Hellenga, Tri-County Technical College

     Art Hartzog Award for Programming at a Two-Year Institution or Technical College

  • Lynn Smith, Tri-County Technical College

     Walter T. Cox New Professional Award

  • Natalee Oldham, Wofford College

     Carol Edens-Epps Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • Erin Mayor, Clemson University

     Paul P. Fidler Bridge Builder Award

  • Lynn Downie, Presbyterian College

     Charles Witten Service Award

  • Stacey Mason, Spartanburg Methodist College