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.
2018 AACC Awards of Excellence
AACC’s Awards of Excellence underscores the association’s priorities and brings national visibility to promising practices among its member colleges. Nominees will be judged by a select committee of the AACC Board of Directors and the 2018 winners will be announced at the Awards of Excellence Gala at the AACC Annual Convention in Dallas, TX.
To access awards criteria, please click here.
Leadership and Outstanding Alumni Awards
AACC’s Leadership Award, an annual tradition since 1982, is presented to individuals whose accomplishments and professional contributions to the community college field have been outstanding.
The Outstanding Alumni Awards recognize community college alumni who have excelled in their chosen fields.
All awards will be presented at the 98th Annual Convention in Dallas, Texas, April 28-May 1, 2018.
The nomination period for the 2018 awards has closed.