Region IV-East Innovative Program

This award will be presented to the professional(s) or institution who has developed an outstanding innovative program within Region IV-East.  Recognized programs demonstrate ideas, methods, or programs which furthers the growth of students and enhances life on campus.  Additionally the program should reflect a result of improved educational activities, services, or management for a college or university community.

Winners will be notified in early September and the presentation of the awards will take place at the Region IV-East Conference in November in Detroit, Michigan.  Award winners should make every attempt to attend the Region IV-East Conference. 

AWARD CRITERIA:
  • Program must have been in practice a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 5 years
  • Addresses a demonstrated need on campus
  • Contains an evaluation component
  • Demonstrates financial creativity or cost effectiveness
  • Encourages inclusion of diverse and/or multiple subgroups to participate
  • Enhances student learning
  • Involves collaboration with other college or university departments
  • Program should be adaptable at other institutions


Please Note: This award will be presented to the professional(s) responsible for the successful innovative program.  The award recipient(s) may be invited to present the selected program at the regional conference.


Award Information

Deadline: Sep. 24, 2017

Questions?  

Meg Haggerty, MS

Chair, Awards and Exemplary Programs

Tel: 317-940-8648

Email: [email protected]

Nickala L. Paul, MS

Chair, Awards and Exemplary Programs

Tel: 248-402-3860

Email: [email protected]

A nomination for this award should be submitted online at

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Requirements

NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS:

STEP 1: Write a letter of nomination.

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

STEP 3: Collect three (3) letters of support. Preferably one from a current supervisor.

STEP 4: Gather evidence of meeting the defined criteria for the award. Evidence may be in the form of descriptive material, testimonials, evaluations, assessments and/or other documentation.

STEP 5: Prepare a description (1-2 pages) of the program and its benefits to students and the institution

STEP 6: The person coordinating the nomination should access the online application form and submit all of the nomination materials. You must upload all of the materials at the same time.

STEP 7: Submit the nomination by the published deadline!


Current Recipients


Past Recipients

  • 2014 | Christopher Jorgenson

    Fireball - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

  • 2015 | Thursdays in the D

    - Wayne State University