Overall Chapter Awards

Overall Chapter Awards recognize exemplary leaders and chapters. These awards are announced during the ACPA Awards Ceremony during the ACPA Convention.

  • Outstanding ACPA Chapter Award

  • Outstanding ACPA Chapter Leader Award

  • Outstanding Innovation Award for an ACPA Chapter

Deadline to nominate is 2 November 2018. Overall Chapter Awards are coordinated by Rose Viau (Assembly Coordinator for Chapters) and Regina Zmich, the Entity Group Award Coordinator. For questions, please contact Rose Viau at rviau@nwmissouri.edu or Regina at awards@acpa.nche.edu for more information or to submit a nomination.


Individual Chapter Awards

Individual Chapter Awards recognize exemplary leaders, scholars, programs, institutions, and initiatives who contribute to the goals and mission of their respective chapters. The management of each chapters awards process is coordinated independently by each Chapter, so please refer to the awards directorate member (or similar role) in each Chapter for details on nominations for each award. Please note that awards and award titles and criteria may change from year to year. Again, please refer to each chapter awards coordinator for specific information.

Award recipients in these categories are usually announced in individual chapter business meetings, receptions, and regional conferences. Recipients are typically invited to an ACPA Recipient Reception during the ACPA Convention to celebrate all Chapter, Coalition, Commission, and Community of Practice Award recipients.

For questions, please contact Regina Zmich, Entity Group Awards Coordinator, at awards@acpa.nche.edu for more information.

California College Personnel Association

  • Outstanding New Professional Award

  • Outstanding CCPA Volunteer Award

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Georgia College Personnel Association

  • Roger B. Winston Outstanding New Professional Award

College Personnel Association of Kentucky

  • The Outstanding New Professional Award

  • The Dr. Fred Rhodes Outstanding Service Award

  • The Dr. Michael Cuyjet Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • Innovator Award

Maryland College Personnel Association

  • Dedication to the Association Award

  • Dedication to Diversity Award

  • Innovative Program Award

  • Outstanding Emerging Professional Award

  • Dedication to Professional Service (5-9 years) Award

  • Dedication to Professional Service (10+ years) Award

Michigan College Personnel Association

  • Excellence in Leadership Award

  • John Zaugra Outstanding Research/Publication Award

  • Les Carlin Professional Development Award

  • Colleen Lindsay-Bailey Outstanding Service Award

New England Personnel Association

  • Program of the Year Award

  • Graduate Student of the Year

  • New Professional of the Year Award

  • Pillar of Mentorship Award

  • Access and Inclusion Award

  • Outstanding Service to NECPA Award

North Carolina College Personnel Association

  • President’s Award

  • Outstanding Service in Support of the Profession

  • Program of the Year Award

  • Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year Award

  • Outstanding New Professional Award

South Carolina College Personnel Association

  • Harry B. Shucker Private Institution Programming Award

  • Award for Programming at a Public Institution with 7,500 or More Students

  • Carol Eden-Epps Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • Walter T. Cox New Professional Award

  • SCCPA Support Staff Award

  • Clarice W. Johnson Outstanding Professional Award

  • Joseph E. Heyward Humanitarian Award


Past Recipients

2018 Houston

2017 Columbus

2016 Montréal

2015 Tampa

2014 Indianapolis

 

 

 

 

 

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