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, December 9th at 5pm. While nominations are open until December 9th, you can always submit a nomination prior to the deadline.
Nominations may be submitted for the following awards:
Equity and Inclusion Award ÔÇó Innovative Program Award ÔÇó Mark G. Noffsinger New Professional Award ÔÇó Fayetta M. Paulsen Accomplished Leader Award ÔÇó Gerald L. Saddlemire Mentor Award ÔÇó Philip A. Tripp Distinguished Service Award ÔÇó Outstanding Contribution to Literature or Research Award ÔÇó Undergraduate Student Leader ÔÇó 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