The nomination period is open for the NAEOP Dr. Arnold Mitchem Leadership and Advocacy Award.
The deadline for submitting nominations/nominee statements is August 1, 2017.
All those nominated and the winner will be announced at the NAEOP conference on the night of October 19, 2017.
The Dr. Arnold Mitchem Leadership and Advocacy Award recognizes a member of the NAEOPcommunity who demonstrates a steadfast commitment to low-income and first generation students and exercises vigorous and influential leadership in the TRIO community at the state, regional, or national level. The award recognizes the long and steady tenure of Dr. Arnold Mitchem who guided the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) for more than 30 years in Washington, DC and across the landscape of higher education. Learn more about Dr. Arnold Mitchem.
Guidelines for nominations are as follows:
- Nominations can be submitted by current NAEOP members only.
- Nominees will be required to submit a one-page statement of credentials for the NAEOP Board to review. The statement must include a description of how their work meets the Spirit of the Dr. Arnold Mitchem Award.
The NAEOP Board determines the recipient of the Dr. Arnold Mitchem Award. A recipient can only receive the award once.
Past NAEOP winners include:
- 2014 - Phillip Dirks
- 2015 – Marc Coomer
- 2016 – Sebastian Myrick
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