Friday, October 12, 2012

Call for Nominations for GLBT Issues Awards - Due Nov 9th!

From NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education:

The NASPA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Issues Knowledge Community provides avenues for both social and professional involvement. Knowledge Community activities allow for personal and professional growth, increased awareness and acceptance of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender professionals and students, and promote understanding of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender professional and student needs.

Call for Nominations:
GLBT Issues Knowledge Community recognizes individuals, programs, and research that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of sexual and gender minorities inclusivity and education at the highest and broadest level. The awards aid to exhibit excellence and/or innovations that have added to the profession of Student Affairs and Higher Education and enhance the lives of their communities.

The NASPA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues Knowledge Community has six awards that are presented on behalf of the organization:
1.      Promising Undergraduate/Graduate Student Award (1)
2.      Outstanding New Professional Award (1)
3.      Service to NASPA (1)
4.      Service to Student Affairs (1)
5.      Exemplary Program (1)
6.      Research Award (2)

Click Here or copy/paste the link below to view the awards descriptions and qualifications.

Click Here or copy/paste the link below for the Awards Nomination form.

The deadline for submissions of all awards is Friday, November 9, 2012. Individuals selected for the award will be notified by January 28, 2013 and will be expected to submit a current resume or CV to the Awards Chair at that time.

If you have questions about preparing your application or other comments,
please email the Awards and Recognition Chair Nicky Damania at nickydamania@gmail.

Call for Judges:
We are seeking for volunteers to serve on the Awards Selection Committee to aid in selecting the recipients of seven awards. If you are interested in this opportunity or know of others who would be, please send an email to Nicky Damania at

T.J. Jourian

Co-Chair, NASPA GLBT Issues Knowledge Community

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