Awards

Update: Award nominations have been extended to November 12, at 5 p.m. PST.

The Awards Committee solicits recommendations for, and determines, individual recipients of all ASCA awards established by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.

Chairperson:
Debra Monk
University of Dayton
dmonk1@udayton.edu

ASCA gives the following awards:
 

ASCA Distinguished Service Award

This award is intended to recognize exceptional performance over time in service to the Association for Student Conduct Administration. Nominees must be nominated by a current member of ASCA and hold a current membership in ASCA.  

 

ASCA Graduate Student of the Year Award

This award is presented to a full-time graduate student studying at either the Master's or PhD degree level who has greatly contributed to his or her institution. Nominations must include the submission of a current job description and resume as well as a letter of support from a faculty member that conveys academic success and the nominee's primary function and successes as a graduate student or graduate assistant.

 

ASCA Outstanding Conference Program Award

This award recognizes outstanding programs presented at the ASCA annual conference. Nominations must include an outline, the presentation (if applicable based on format), and all handouts. From the submissions, the Awards Committee will identify and notify the finalists for the awards. The finalists will be evaluated on-site during their presentation by the Awards Committee.

 

ASCA Undergraduate Student of the Year Award

This award is presented to a full-time, enrolled undergraduate student who has greatly contributed to his or her institution. Nominations must include the submission of a current job description or description of leadership role related to student conduct administration/leadership (i.e. conduct board, peer review board, resident assistant, student worker, etc).

 

State of the Year Award

This award is presented to a State in recognition of exceptional activities and communication within the State over the course of a year. Nominees must be nominated by a current member of ASCA.

 

D. Parker Young Award

This award is to recognize the outstanding ongoing scholarly and research contributions of an individual in the area of higher education and student conduct administration. Nominees must be or have been a member in ASCA; have at least seven years of professional experience; and be nominated by a current member of ASCA.

 

Donald D. Gehring Award

This award recognizes exception individual contributions to the area of Student Conduct Administration. Nominees must be or have been a member in ASCA; must have been employed for at least ten years having been associated with Student Conduct; and be nominated by a current member of ASCA.
 

Innovation Award

This programmatic award is given to an institution that has implemented an innovative program related to conduct administration within the past year. The winner of this award will be asked to showcase their program at the annual conference during the Connections Carnival. Nominations must include a summary of the program being nominated (500 words max.).

 

New Professional of the Year

This award recognizes a new professional currently assigned primary responsibilities in student conduct administration. Nominees must hold current membership in ASCA; be currently assigned primary responsibilities in student conduct; have three or fewer years of professional experience with primary responsibilities in student judicial affairs; and be nominated by a current member of ASCA or an individual from where the nominee is employed. Nominations must include the submission of a current job description and resume as well as a letter of support from someone who has worked with the nominee in a supervisory capacity within the last two years.
 

Award of Excellence - Individual

This award is one of the highest honors recognizing excellence within ASCA. It is presented to an individual in the field of conduct administration and has contributed significantly to the development of their campus, the field, and professional organizations.
 

Award of Excellence – Institution

This award is one of the highest honors recognizing excellence within ASCA. It is presented to an institution that is engaged at the highest level in the best practices of student conduct administration.

 

Student Conduct Professional of the Year

This award is presented to an outstanding student conduct professional who has at least five (5) years of full time employment in the field of conduct administration. Nominations must include the submission of a current job description and resume as well as a letter of support from someone who has worked with the nominee in a supervisory capacity within the last two years.
 

Transitioned Student Conduct Professional of the Year

This award is intended to recognize a new professional who has recently transitioned from another area of student affairs into student conduct and who has demonstrated excellence in the past year.

Go here to submit a nomination for all awards.

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