The OCPA Awards are an opportunity to recognize students, new professionals, mentors, colleagues, or programs. As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, please take some time to celebrate the amazing work individuals and organizations are accomplishing across institutions in the state of Ohio!
Complete the nomination form for colleagues, students, or programs you believe deserve recognition OR self-nominate for any of the awards categories. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, January 5th at 5pm. While nominations are open until January 5th, you can always submit a nomination prior to the deadline.
Nominations may be submitted for the following awards:
Equity and Inclusion Award • Innovative Program Award • Mark G. Noffsinger New Professional Award • Fayetta M. Paulsen Accomplished Leader Award • Gerald L. Saddlemire Mentor Award • Philip A. Tripp Distinguished Service Award • Outstanding Contribution to Literature or Research Award • Undergraduate Student Leader • Robert F. Rodgers Graduate Student of the Year
We are excited to introduce a brand NEW award this year – the Outstanding Mid-Level Professional Award! This is an opportunity to recognize the accomplishments and achievements for individuals that fall in the middle of new professionals and accomplished leaders. Please read the selection criteria for this award below:
Outstanding commitment to the profession with at least 5 years of professional experience
Professional responsibility for the direction, oversight, and/or supervision of one or more functional areas, and/or one or more professional staff members
Experience creating campus environments that promote student learning and personal development