2013-11-14

Region IV-East Graduate Student Rising Star

This award is presented to a student pursuing a masters or doctoral degree related to student affairs at a college or university within each state of Region IV-East.  The awards committee may choose to present this award to both a masters and doctoral student. Each state/province within Region IV-East will have a recipient for the Graduate Student Rising Star award.

In addition to the regional recognition that accompanies this award, the recipient will also be considered for the National NASPA Graduate Student Rising Star.

Winners will be notified in October and the presentation of the awards will take place at the Region IV-East Conference in November in Des Moines, Iowa. Award winners should make every attempt to attend the Region IV-East Conference.

AWARD CRITERIA:

  • Demonstrated excellence in the classroom
  • Intent of pursuing a career in student affairs
  • Leadership and innovation in their assistantship/internship/cooperative experience
  • Preference is given to candidates whose assistantship/internship/cooperative experience is within a Student Affairs division.
  • Potential for significant contributions to the student affairs profession


Award Information

Deadline: Aug. 23, 2019

Questions?

Bernard Little

Awards & Exemplary Programs Chair

NASPA Region-IV East Board

Email: blittle4@depaul.edu

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NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS:

STEP 1: Write a letter of nomination

STEP 2: Get the nominee's contact information and resume/c.v. (if this is a “program” nomination, this should be a “summary of the program”)

STEP 3: The person coordinating the nomination should gather the nomination materials (depending on the nomination may include letter(s) of support, a proposal, resume/C.V, etc.), visit the awards' website and submit the materials online. All of the application materials must be uploaded at the same time. 

STEP 4: Submit the nomination by the published deadline.


Current Recipients


Past Recipients

  • 2017 | Torrence Sorrell

    Indiana - Indiana State University

  • 2017 | Andrew Travis

    Michigan - Grand Valley State University

  • 2017 | Antonio Duran

    Ohio - The Ohio State University

  • 2017 | Laila McCloud

    Iowa - University of Iowa

  • 2016 | Aeriel A. Ashlee

    - Miami University

  • 2015 | Derrick Robinson

    - Indiana State University

  • 2014 | Kirby Gibson

    - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee