This year's awards were presented during Student Affairs Appreciation Day on June 9.

Nominations can be submitted throughout the year and will be due in May for the current year.

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

See below for links to the recipients' nominations and descriptions of the awards.

We would like to thank our selection committee for their time and efforts in helping select this year’s award winners. They are:

  • Chris Gothard, Senior Admissions Counselor with Undergraduate Admissions
  • Tracey Kite, Associate Director in Parent Relations
  • Towana Moore, VP of Administration and Finance
  • Kristen Shuyler, Director of Communications and Outreach in the Libraries
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

Read more about Jordan Todd's nomination

Read more about Kaitlin Pomerleau's nomination

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

Read more about Rosés and Résumés' nomination

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

Read more about Gloria Mast's nomination

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