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UREC Professional Staff Awards and Leadership

National Awards / National LeadershipRegional & State Awards / Regional & State LeadershipJMU Awards / JMU Leadership

National Awards

  • 2013 NIRSA Legacy Contributors: Dr. Julie Wallace Carr and Eric Nickel
  • 2012 NIRSA National Service Award: Steve Bobbitt
  • 2009 The National Intramural Associations President’s Award for Outstanding Writing for "Todd, M., Czyszczon, J., Wallace Carr, J. & Pratt, C. (2009). Comparison of health and academic indices between university recreation facility users and non users. Recreational Sports Journal, 33(1), 43-53."
  • 2009 American Red Cross Certificate of Recognition for Extraordinary Personal Action: Sue Lowley and Erin Erford
  • 2007 NIRSA National Service Award: Dr. Julie Wallace Carr
  • 2007 NIRSA Horace Moody Award: Lorie Miller
  • 2005 NIRSA Horace Moody Award: Dave Frock
  • 2004 NIRSA Creative Excellence Award for Media- Audio/Visual: John Woody

National Leadership

  • 2012 Chair of the NIRSA Foundation Board of Directors: Eric Nickel

Regional & State Awards

  • 2010 NIRSA Regional Award of Merit: Julie Wallace Carr
  • 2007 NIRSA Regional Award of Merit: Eric Nickel
  • 2007 VRSA Professional Award of Merit: Lorie Miller
  • 2007 Harrisonburg-Rockingham Red Cross Extraordinary Personal Action Award: Chris Jones, Hilary Bride, Jeremy Tipton
  • 2006 Award for Experimental Education Mid-Atlantic Region Practitioner of the Year: Steve Bobbitt
  • 2006 NIRSA Award of Merit: Lorie Miller

Regional & State Leadership

  • 2012-13 VRSA Assistant Director: Hilary Bride

James Madison University Awards

  • 2015 Veteran Civic Learning Volunteer of the Year: Donnie Mix
  • 2013 Career and Academic Planning "Make Your Next Move:" Holly Bailey
  • 2011 JMU All Together One: Eric Nickel
  • 2009 JMU All Together One: Donnie Mix
  • 2008 Madison Award for Innovation: Richard Orebaugh
  • 2006 JMU Women’s' Resource Center Woman of Distinction: Julie Wallace Carr
  • 2006 JMU All Together One: Julie Wallace Carr
  • 2005 Student Life Recognition for Excellence: Carolyn Wallace, Lorie Miller, Steve Bobbitt
  • 2005 Student Life Recognition for Collaboration: Jill Zagora
  • 2005 Advisor of the Year: Rick Orebaugh

James Madison University Leadership

  • 2013 Chair of Employee Advisory Committee: Kristin Gibson