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Awards

FRANK L. CHRIST OUTSTANDING LEARNING CENTER AWARDS

The purpose of the NCLCA Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award is to give national recognition to the work done by learning centers and to foster their future growth and development.

Deadline: May 31, 2017

lifetime achievement award

Beginning with the Annual Conference in 2003, the NCLCA Executive Board has honored learning center professionals who have contributed an extraordinary amount of service to the learning center profession, including research, publications, service, and leadership.

2014 Alan Craig  |  2011 Johanna Dvorak  |  2008 Charlotte Short

2005 Carol Cashen  |  2004 Martha Maxwell  |  2003 Frank Christ

innovative use of technology award

The purpose of the NCLCA Innovative Use of Technology Award is 1) to recognize individuals, learning centers, or institutions that use innovative technology solutions focused on the learning center to improve student learning, assist learners who may learn differently, improve resource usage, increase student engagement, or enhance learning strategies and 2) to encourage proliferation of innovative uses of technology to other learning centers so that students everywhere may benefit.

Deadline: May 31, 2017

NCLCA/LSCHE WEBSITE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

This award is co-sponsored by LSCHE and NCLCA.  Sites will be judged by a panel that may include a student, faculty member, current or former learning center administrators, past years' first-place award winners, LSCHE editors, NCLCA officers, and a non-learning center web master.

Deadline: May 31, 2017

JULIA VISOR GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE PROPOSAL AWARD

All graduate students who present at the NCLCA annual conferences are eligible for this award. No application is necessary other than submitting the annual conference proposal, indicating graduate student status on the cover sheet of the proposal, and registering as a graduate student at the conference.

Grants & Scholarships

BRENDA PFAEHLER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT

The purpose of the NCLCA Brenda Pfaehler Professional Grant is to foster the professional growth of our members.  It will be awarded to members of NCLCA to assist in research, leadership, and/or curriculum innovation.

Deadline: May 31, 2017

KAREN QUINN NCLCA INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP

Dr. Karen Quinn served as the 1992-93 NCLCA President (then Midwest College Learning Center Association). The Karen Quinn NCLCA Institute Scholarship will be awarded the spring prior to the Institute. NCLCA is honored to name a scholarship in Dr. Quinn's memory.

Deadline: March 31, 2017

hunter boylan research scholarship

The Hunter Boylan Research Scholarship is awarded to recognize research related to how Learning Centers contribute to student academic success as well as persistence.

Deadline: May 31, 2017

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