NACA® West - Conference Awards

NACA® West presents awards to deserving individuals, programs and programming boards each year at the NACA® West Regional Conference. Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. PST.

Program/Event Nominations Student Nominations Staff/Associate Nominations

Program Awards

Outstanding Low Cost Program Award
Presented to the best program costing less than $1,000.

Outstanding One-Time Event Award
Presented to a school that programs a special event that occurs only once.

Inclusive Excellence Award
Presented to the school with the best program featuring a diversity or multicultural theme.

Outstanding Annual Program Award
Presented to a school that produces a one-time program, special event or annual event that occurs once during a school year.

Outstanding Series or Continuous Program Award
Presented to the best series or continuous program that occurs weekly, monthly or more than once during the school year.

Outstanding Campus Tradition
Awarded to the event that best exemplifies a vibrant campus tradition event.

Outstanding Late-Night Program
Awarded to an event that incorporated the best use of marketing and achieved significant attendance.

Criteria for the Seven Awards Listed Above

Nominees must demonstrate:

  • Effective use of available resources (financial, human, logistical),
  • Evidence of an effort to encourage, promote and market participation in the series/program to the student population (i.e. posters, newspaper ads, etc.),
  • Involvement of students in the planning and implementation of the series/program,
  • Clarity and achievement of stated purpose and goals of the series/program, and
  • Effective evaluation of the series/program.

Please use the Program/Event nomination form at the top of the page.

Individual Awards

Outstanding Two-year Student Award
Presented to a student who demonstrates excellence and exhibits organizational skills and leadership ability at a two-year institution.

Outstanding Four-year Student Award
Presented to a student who demonstrates excellence and exhibits organizational skills and leadership ability at a four-year institution.

Criteria & Qualifications for The Two Awards Listed Above

Candidates must have:

  • Displayed outstanding dedication to campus activities,
  • Helped promote campus activities on his/her campus,
  • Actively participated in NACA activities, and
  • Participated for at least one year in the area of campus activities.

Please use the Student nomination form at the top of the page.

Joey Edmonds Award for Outstanding Associate Member
Presented to the associate member exhibiting dedication and commitment to NACA and the NACA® West Region.

Criteria & Qualifications

Candidates must:

  • Be a current NACA associate member or an employee of a NACA associate member company or firm,
  • Attend the regional conference at which the award is being presented,
  • Be committed to programming and student development,
  • Provide exemplary customer service,
  • Demonstrate ease of accessibility,
  • Provide quality in entertainment, and
  • Demonstrate overall commitment to college student activities.

Please use the Staff/Associate nomination form at the top of the page.

Shelley K. Bannish Award for Outstanding Staff Advisor
Presented to a staff member who exhibits dedication to student development and student leadership.

Criteria & Qualifications

Candidates must:

  • Have actively participated in NACA activities,
  • Have made a significant contribution to campus life as a campus activities professional,
  • Have demonstrated the potential and commitment for excellence in service to student leaders,
  • Be viewed by colleagues as an educator, and
  • Display genuine support and regard for students.

Please use the Staff/Associate nomination form at the top of the page.

Margaret Ann "Peggy" Hoffman Award for Outstanding Regional Volunteer Award
Selected by the Regional Conference Program Committee and awarded to a conference committee member who has gone above and beyond in their volunteer position.

Please use the Staff/Associate nomination form at the top of the page.


 

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