APSA Community College Faculty Award 

Nominations are closed.

The Community College Award recognizes a person or persons who have made exemplary contributions to advance the multi-faceted goals of community college faculty.

The award identifies the contributions of faculty for the advancement of: the creation of innovative curriculum, creative teaching, promoting equity in mentorship, advancing civic and community engagement, participating in institutional shared governance, and/or promoting research.  The award is presented at the APSA Annual Meeting and carries a cash prize of $750.

Nomination Information

  • Eligibility: Self-nominations are accepted. Nominees do not have to be members of APSA, affiliated with an institution in the United States, or an American citizen in order to be considered for an award.

    The award is bestowed upon an outstanding community college faculty member. The institution employing the faculty member is understood to be a community college providing open access to post-secondary education, but the institution in question may grant four-year, as well as two-year, degrees.

APSA Community College Faculty Award Committee

Chair: Dr. Elsa Dias
Pikes Peak State College

Dr. LaTasha Chaffin DeHaan
Elgin Community College

Dr. Stephanie A Hallock
Harford Community College

Year Recipient Affiliation
2022 Tyler G. Olson Cuyahoga Community College
2021 Dr. Cammy Shay Houston Community College
2020 Erin Richards Cascadia College