MMKC 2016-2017 Award Nominations!


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Published
October 3, 2016


It's Awards Time!


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Men and Masculinities

Author
Reggie Robles

Published
September 26, 2016


MMKC 2016-2017 Award Nominations!

Dear Colleagues:

The NASPA Men and Masculinities Knowledge Community is now accepting nominations for its individual and programmatic awards! The Men and Masculinities Knowledge Community Awards recognize student affairs professionals’ exemplary contributions and service to the area of men’s gender identity development.

The Outstanding New Professional, On Campus Service, Innovative Initiative, Newly Published Research, and Outstanding Newsletter Article Awards honor colleagues and programs that have demonstrated commitment to social justice, students, outstanding leadership, and exceptional research.

This is your chance to nominate those individuals and programs that you feel are worthy of recognition! The deadline for all nominations is November 13, 2016. Please take a few minutes to nominate the colleagues and programs that deserve consideration for this honor. Full descriptions of the awards can be found at the bottom of this post.

Nomination/Application Process:
Individual nominations should be electronically submitted via e-mail to Reggie Robles at [email protected].

The Men and Masculinities Knowledge Community Awards Review Team will review all completed nominations. Award recipients will be honored at the joint scholar lecture and award reception during the 2017 NASPA Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas as well as in the 2017 NASPA Conference Program.

If you have any questions regarding the Men and Masculinities Knowledge Community Awards, feel free to contact the Awards Chair, Reggie Robles at [email protected].

NASPA Men and Masculinities Knowledge Community Award Descriptions

Outstanding New Professional Award:

Awarded to someone who:

  • Has shown interest in and made a positive and significant impact for college men’s development
  • Has provided outstanding service to an institution of higher education, men and masculinities, and college men
  • Has served less than three years in a full-time position at an institution of higher education
  • Is a member or affiliate of NASPA
  • Has not have previously received this award

On Campus Service Award:

Awarded to someone who:

  • Has made a positive and significant impact for college men, at the campus level
  • Has assisted in increasing the involvement and engagement of college men
  • Has improved the development of socially just leadership among college men on their campus
  • Has made sustained contributions, above and beyond the assigned duties of their role, relating to gender and/or masculinities
  • Is a member or affiliate of NASPA
  • Has not have previously received this award

Innovative Initiative Award:

Awarded to a program that:

  • Demonstrates contributions to men’s and masculinities issues in higher education (e.g., engagement, retention, violence prevention, etc.)
  • Has a creative and innovative design plan
  • Has a measurable impact on students or the campus community
  • Program or activity may not have previously received this award

Newly Published Research Award:

Awarded to someone who:

  • Has published peer reviewed research about men and masculinities issues prior to the nomination deadline
  • Has made a significant contribution to men and masculinities issues literature and research
  • Be a member or affiliate of NASPA
  • Not have previously received this award

Supporting Materials Necessary

Please provide the following information specific to each award:


Outstanding New Professional Award:

1. A current copy of the nominee’s resume

2. Nominator’s letter of support

On Campus Service Award:

1. A current copy of the nominee’s resume

2. Nominator’s letter of support

Innovative Initiative Award:

1. A current copy of the nominee’s resume

2. Nominator’s letter of support

Newly Published Research Award:

1. A current copy of the nominee’s resume

2. Nominator’s letter of support

3. A copy of the published research

Outstanding Newletter Article

  • Selected by the MMKC Editors
  • Articles accepted from NASPA Annual Conference 2015 to Annual Conference 2016 are eligible

Nominate today!


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