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 AACC Awards and Honors 

Community colleges provide educational opportunities for all and have been in the forefront of preparing America's future leaders. AACC offers a variety of awards to those individuals who have excelled in their fields and who have given back to their communities.

We also feature a list of retiring community college presidents and honor new and retiring community college presidents at the Hail and Farewell Luncheon at our annual convention.

 AACC Awards of Excellence

AACC's Awards of Excellence underscores the association's priorities and brings national visibility to promising practices among its member institutions. The awards program is open to all current AACC member institutions. Award categories include the following:

FACULTY INNOVATION AWARD - NEW for 2014
EMERGING LEADERSHIP AWARD
STUDENT SUCCESS AWARD
ADVANCING DIVERSITY AWARD
EXEMPLARY CEO/BOARD AWARD
OUTSTANDING COLLEGE/CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP AWARD

The nomination period for 2014 is now closed. Nominees will be judged by a select committee of the AACC Board of Directors and 2014 awardees will be announced at the Awards of Excellence Gala at the AACC Convention on Monday, April 7, in Washington, D.C.

 2014 Award Winners

Leadership Award

  • Larry Ebbers
    University Professor and Professor of Higher Education, Iowa State University

  • Gunder A. Myran
    President Emeritus, Washtenaw Community College

  • Jerry Sue Thornton
    President Emeritus, Cuyahoga Community College District

Truman Award

Outstanding Alumni Awards

  • Dr. Toshiko Abe
    Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan
    Alumna of Gadsden State Community College, Alabama

  • Geno Auriemma
    Head Coach, Women's Basketball, University of Connecticut
    Alumnus of Montgomery County Community College, Pennsylvania

  • Doug Blevins
    Coach, Emory & Henry College; Founder, Doug Blevins Kicking & Punting
    Alumnus of Virginia Highlands Community College

  • John Dau
    Founder and CEO, John Dau Foundation and Lost Boy of Sudan
    Alumnus of Onondaga Community College, New York

  • Dr. Elias Provencio-Vasquez
    Dean, School of Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso
    Alumnus of GateWay Community College, Arizona

  • Joseph Searles III
    President, Joseph Searles & Company, Inc.
    Alumnus of Pratt Community College, Kansas

 

 Contact

For more information on the Outstanding Alumni Award please contact:

Sarah Lawler
Manager of Marketing
Ph: 202.728.0200 x208
slawler@aacc.nche.edu

For more information on the AACC Awards of Excellence, please contact:

Dr. Angel M. Royal
Chief of Staff
Ph: 202.728.0200 x255
aroyal@aacc.nche.edu

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