Each academic year, we invite you to celebrate the individuals and programs that have made a positive impact in our community. We have three awards specifically for the division of Student Affairs at JMU. These awards are: 

Nominations for this year's awards are due Friday, May 26. The awards will be presented during our Student Affairs Appreciation event on Thursday, June 8. 

if you are interested in serving on the review and selection committee for this year's award cycle, please email us at SAPros@jmu.edu. We will have representation from Student Affairs as well as each division at JMU. 

Outstanding New Professional

New perspectives, new energy, and new ideas can impact our departments in profound and significant ways. Celebrate and recognize the positive contributions of new professionals in your area by nominating them as an Outstanding New Professional in Student Affairs at JMU.

This should be an individual who has worked 1-5 years in the student affairs field and has contributed in various positive ways to student and/or professional culture on campus.

Nominate Someone For This Award

Program of the Year

Did a new program meet or exceed expectations this year? Was an older program or event reconceived and implemented in a new and exciting way that had a profound impact on our community? Celebrate those successes by nominating the program or event for Program of the Year.

This award is presented to an outstanding program or event developed and implemented by, or in collaboration with, one or more departments within Student Affairs at JMU. This should be a new program or an existing program that has undergone significant innovation and change to positively impact our community.

Nominate a Program or Event For This Award

Dr. Jim McConnel Values Award

Dr. Jim McConnel has made a lasting impact on Student Affairs at James Madison University, by actively demonstrating how meaningful living out our central values can be to our community.

This award is presented to an individual or group who, like its namesake, demonstrates a strong and lasting commitment to the central values of Student Affairs: focusing on students, leading courageously, transcending boundaries, creating belonging, advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, embracing innovation and change, and honoring and valuing our staff.

Nominate Someone For This Award

2022 Student Affairs Awards Recipients

Congratulations to the 2022 Student Affairs Awards Recipients!

Jordan Todd, Outstanding New Professional

Kaitlin Pomerleau, Outstanding New Professional

Rosés and Résumés, Program of the Year

Gloria Mast, Dr. Jim McConnel Values Award

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