Award for an outstanding program that creatively addresses the needs of undergraduate adult learners.
Given in recognition of an outstanding entity/program within a higher education institution that provides exceptional support--characterized by a collection of creative methods--to undergraduate adult learners. Areas of consideration may include, but are not limited to, cost-effectiveness of services or wise use of resources, overall reach, and the involvement of others outside of the immediate program. Nominees for this award are innovative areas that break new ground in serving adult learners, raise substantial awareness in the surrounding community, and/or make an exceptional impact.
*Award will be given in two categories, community college and four-year institution.
Recipients will receive a certificate and plaque of award, and be recognized at the NASPA annual conference. Additionally a letter of commendation will be sent from the NASPA ALSC KC Chair to the institution president, student affairs officer and selected local media. Finally the program/entity will be showcased on the NASPA ALSC KC website.