2019 ACCT Regional Awards Recipients Announced
Regional Awardees to Compete for National-level Recognition
WASHINGTON - The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Regional Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff members. The 2019 ACCT Awards program is sponsored by EdFinancial Services.
ACCT's Regional Awards recognize the tremendous contributions made by community colleges and their leaders to meet the needs of their communities.
"Community colleges are vital to our nation's education and to building and adapting our nation's workforce to meet ever-changing demands," said ACCT Chair and Iowa Western Community College Trustee Connie Hornbeck. "The individuals and institutions that have been selected to receive ACCT regional awards are among the hardest working, most effective and most important leaders in the country."
"ACCT is proud to shine a spotlight on some of the nation's best public servants and professionals through our regional awards program," said ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown. "The 2019 awardees reflect the extraordinary commitments and accomplishments of the people who dedicate their lives to helping students succeed. Congratulations to all of this year's awards recipients."
The full list of awardees follows.
2019 ACCT Regional Awardees
2019 Trustee Leadership Award Recipients
Jackson College, Mich.
Hudson County Community College, N.J.
Central Arizona College, Ariz.
Piedmont Community College, N.C.
J. Robert Collins
Collin College, Texas
2019 ACCT Regional Equity Award Recipients
Oakton Community College, Ill.
Harrisburg Area Community College, Pa.
Pima Community College District, Ariz.
2019 ACCT Regional Chief Executive Officer Award Recipients
Northwestern Michigan College, Mich.
Community College of Baltimore County, Md.
Everett Community College, Wash.
Trident Technical College, S.C.
El Paso Community College, Texas
2019 ACCT Regional Faculty Member Award Recipients
Moraine Valley Community College, Ill.
Montgomery College, Md.
Highline College, Wash.
Trident Technical College, S.C.
Northeast Community College, Neb.
2019 ACCT Regional Professional Board Staff Member Award Recipients
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, Wis.
Atlantic Cape Community College, N.J.
Midlands Technical College, S.C.
Lee College, Texas
Regional ACCT Awards were announced, one region per day, from August 1-7 via ACCT's Twitter account. Follow us @CCTrustees.
Individuals and colleges recognized at the regional level will contend for the national-level recognition of the following ACCT Association Awards:
- 2019 M. Dale Ensign Trustee Leadership Award;
- 2019 Charles Kennedy Equity Award;
- 2019 Marie Y. Martin Chief Executive Award;
- 2019 William H. Meardy Faculty Member Award; and
- 2019 ACCT Professional Board Staff Member Award.
One outstanding award recipient in each category will be announced during the Annual ACCT Awards Gala on Friday, October 18 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, in conjunction with the 50th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress.