List of Awards
Service to the Consortium Award
This award is designed to recognize and honor individuals who have provided exemplary service to the Consortium over a number of years through assuming a leadership role. Awardees will have demonstrated involvement in organizational programs and activities, including the support of Consortium members.
Distinguished Achievement in the Profession Award
This award recognizes distinguished achievement in the profession recognizes and honors individuals whose work has attained preeminence in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender services and programs in higher education. This work includes areas related to practice and policy, research and theory, as well as programs and service. The work exemplifies the profession, and is represented by a broad scope of activities and accomplishments.
Research and Assessment Award
This award recognizes research and assessment recognizes an individual member or group for contributions that increase the body of literature related to sexuality and gender in higher education, and improves programs and services that directly impact LGBT people in higher education settings. This award acknowledges the role and importance of both research and assessment in LGBT support services in higher education, particularly related to the intersecting identities of race, class, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ability, national origin, age, familial status, veteran status, and other emerging identities.
Promising New Professional Award
This award recognizes the unique role new professionals play in paving the way and opening new opportunities to take an LGBT Center to the next level. The award recognizes a new professional who is doing enthusiastic, passionate, and ground-breaking work.
Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice
This award recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectional works both in the field of Student Affairs as an academic discipline and through practice in a professional capacity. This includes research, published work, advising and/or mentoring student organizations, curriculum, best practices, and other work that addresses the intersecting identities of race, class, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ability, national origin, age, familial status, veteran status, and other emerging identities.
Past Award Recipients
Sheltreese D. McCoy - Outstanding Social Justice Practice Award
Kasey Catlett, M.Ed. - Promising New Professional Award
Dr. Luke Jensen - Distinguished Achievement in the Profession Award
Nicholas Shigeru Sakurai - Outstanding Social Justice Practice Award
Cara Miller, Ph.D. - Promising New Professional Award
Debbie Bazarsky, Ph.D. - Service to the Consortium Award
Genny Beemyn - Research and Assessment Award
Leslie Morrow - Award for Intersectionality
Natasha Cox - Promising New Professional