MMKC 2017-2018 Award Nominations


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Published
November 1, 2018


Dear Colleagues:

The NASPA Men and Masculinities Knowledge Community is accepting nominations for its’ 2017-18 individual and programmatic awards! The Men and Masculinities Knowledge Community Awards honor colleagues and programs that have demonstrated commitment to social justice, students, outstanding leadership, and exceptional research in the area of men’s gender identity development.

2017-18 MMKC Awards:

  • Outstanding New Professional
  • On Campus Service
  • Innovative Initiative
  • Jason Laker Scholarship for Men and Masculinities

This is your chance to nominate those individuals and programs that you feel are worthy of recognition! The deadline for all nominations is November 15, 2018. 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 below.

Nomination/Application Process:

  • Individual nominations should be electronically submitted via the MMKC Awards Form.
    • NOTE: All submissions require a copy nominees’ resume, and the nominator’s letter of support.
  • 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 2019 NASPA Annual Conference in Los Angeles, California as well as in the 2019 NASPA Conference Program.

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


MMKC AWARDS FORM

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.

Jason Laker Scholarship for Men and Masculinities ($150-$250)

  • Awarded to someone who:
    • Demonstrate a commitment and willingness to engage in men and masculinities work.
    • Demonstrate a need financial need for the scholarship.
    • Currently be employed in the field of Student Affairs.
    • Must be actively engaged or pursuing involvement in work with college men.
    • Be a member or affiliate of NASPA.
    • Not have previously received this award.
    • NOTE: Scholarship amount is dependent on annual funds.


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