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New Professional Award
Supporting documentation due February 28, 2019
Updated: November 6, 2018
The New Professional Award will be awarded annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to their institution, the industry and to the Association within a relatively short period of time.
To encourage more participation in the association and the industry.
Cross promotion of all association programs - library, committees, mentorship, etc.
To recognize individuals early in their careers.
Provide a roadmap for new members.
Awards Committee Membership, Charges and Process (Refer to NACCU Awards Committee Charges and Process published elsewhere.)
Award Eligibility Principles
The institutional member’s institution is recognizable and a known institution by NACCU members, NACCU Awards Committee, and NACCU corporate members
Committee will be familiar with the individual being nominated without a lot of research
Accessible - Encourage nominations by making the requirements less daunting
Easy - Has merit but easy to apply for
Member - Must be listed as a contact under a current institutional NACCU member
New - Must be working in the card program no longer than 5 years
May be self-nominated or nominated by an individual from another NACCU institutional member, an individual from a NACCU Corporate member, or nominated by the nominee’s institution. A nomination from the individual’s institution should illustrate the nominee’s contribution to the success or enhancement of the program, and may be submitted by a supervisor, faculty, staff, senior administrator, customer of the program, or a department that works with the campus card program. A letter of support from a colleague must be received with the nomination.
All nominees must demonstrate contributions to the industry through a combination any or all of the following:
The Awards Committee will evaluate and recommend the recipient of the award to the NACCU Board of Directors. The Board’s decision is final. The recipient will be announced during the NACCU annual conference.
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