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 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. 

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: Oct. 15, 2017


Nickala L. Paul, MS

Chair, Awards and Exemplary Programs

Tel: 248-402-3860

Email: [email protected]

Meg Haggerty, MS

Chair, Awards and Exemplary Programs

Tel: 317-940-8648

Email: [email protected]

A nomination for this award should be submitted online at: 

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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: Collect three (3) letters of support.

STEP 4: 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 5: Submit the nomination by the published deadline!

Current Recipients

Past Recipients

  • 2014 | Quincy Martin III

    - Triton College

  • 2015 | Scott Peska

    - Waubonsee Community College