NASPA IV-W Community College Professional Award

This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated leadership and a commitment to NASPA and/or the profession. Student affairs professionals in all positions are eligible for this award. Nominees will be reviewed on the following criteria:

  • Active involvement in NASPA and the profession
  • Record of contributions to campus
  • Record of contributions to innovative services and programs that address student needs
  • Active individual NASPA membership
  • At least 5 years of experience in Student Affairs

Award Information

Deadline: Jun. 21, 2019

Information required for each award submission:

  • Completion of On-Line Application Form
  • Nomination Letter
  • Nominee's Resume
  • Three (3) Letters of Support 

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Award Requirements

To be elgible to receive the award, each applicant must: 

  • Active involvement with the profession, NASPA, and Community College research, policies, or practice; at the regional level
  • Contributed to creating a campus environment that promotes student learning and personal development
  • Outstanding individual contribution to innovative and responsive services and programs that address varied and emerging needs of students
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in student affairs
  • Active individual NASPA IV-West membership

Current Recipients

Past Recipients

  • 2017 | Charles Keefer

    Director of Student & Residential Life - Pratt Community College

  • 2016 | Jennifer Husum

    Assistant Director of Student Life - Arapahoe Community College

  • 2012 | Kristina Binard

    - Front Range Community College

  • 2011 | Cheryl Rasmussen

    - Highland Community College

  • 2010 | Carla Stein

    - Western Nebraska Community College