Region IV-East Outstanding Community College Professional

This award is presented to an individual at a Community College within Region IV-East who has demonstrated leadership and commitment to student affairs and NASPA.  Student affairs professionals in all positions are eligible for this award. 

Winners will be notified in October and the presentation of the awards will take place at the Region IV-East Conference in November in Des Moines, Iowa. Award winners should make every attempt to attend the Region IV-East Conference.

In addition to the regional recognition that accompanies this award, the recipient will also be considered for the National NASPA Community College Professional Award.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in student affairs
  • Contributed to creating a campus environment that promotes student learning and personal development
  • Current NASPA member within Region IV-East, or have retired from the region
  • Demonstrated active involvement with the profession, NASPA, and Community College research, policies, or practice at the regional level
  • Outstanding individual contribution in innovative and responsive services and programs that address the varied and emerging needs of students at the Community College

Award Information

Deadline: Aug. 23, 2019


Bernard Little

Awards & Exemplary Programs Chair

NASPA Region-IV East Board

Email: blittle4@depaul.edu

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Nomination Requirements:

STEP 1: Write a letter of nomination.

STEP 2: Gather the nominee's contact information and resume/c.v.

STEP 3: The person coordinating the nomination should gather the nomination materials (depending on the nomination may include letter(s) of support, a proposal, resume/C.V, etc.), visit the awards' website and submit the materials online. All of the application materials must be uploaded at the same time. 

STEP 4: Submit the nomination by the published deadline.

Current Recipients

Past Recipients

  • 2014 | Quincy Martin III

    - Triton College

  • 2015 | Scott Peska

    - Waubonsee Community College