Call for Nominations
Each year the Standing Committee for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) presents awards to professionals that have demonstrated success in their area of expertise and whose work is in alignment with the core values of CMA.
At this time, we are seeking nominations for the 2012 Standing Committee for Multicultural Affairs Awards, to be presented at the Annual ACPA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
Award requirements and descriptions are available below. Please take the time to nominate a deserving member of our association!
Deadline: Friday, December 9, 2011 - 5pm EST
OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT
This award recognizes an outstanding graduate student completing a degree in Student Affairs or a related field. Through commitment, innovation, and creativity, the recipient will have made a significant contribution to his/her graduate institution through works, related to increasing awareness and education around multiculturalism, more specifically, as it relates to people of color. Additionally, the recipient will have contributed to Student Affairs through research, professional organization involvement or professionals from backgrounds of color. Nominees must:
OUTSTANDING NEW PROFESSIONAL
This award recognizes an outstanding new professional who has less than five years experience in the Student Affairs field. The recipient must indicate significant promise for future leadership roles in the Student Affairs profession. The recipient will have made a significant contribution to his/her institution through works related to increasing awareness and education around multiculturalism, more specifically, as it relates to people of color. Nominees must:
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS
This award recognizes a professional, who has made significant contribution to multicultural education, more specifically, as related to people of color. The recipient of this award will have demonstrated a strong commitment to fostering pluralistic and respectful learning environments through development of innovative methods or models in the field of multicultural education, and/or service to their respective campus and the general community. Nominees must:
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE STANDING COMMITTEE FOR MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS
This award recognizes a professional who has significant contributions to the Standing Committee for Multicultural Affairs. The recipient of this award has demonstrated the ability to educate Student Affairs professionals within ACPA about the issues and concerns of people of color in higher education, and has successfully contributed innovative approaches to support the evolving cultural dynamics within higher education. Nominees must:
2012 CMA Award Recipients
Outstanding Graduate Student
San Diego State University & Claremont Graduate University
Outstanding New Professional
George Mason University
Outstanding Contribution to Multicultural Education
Oustanding Contribution to the Standing Committee for Multicultural Affairs
U of California-San Diego