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John S. Duley Lifetime Achievement Award
In Experiential Education
 

This NSEE award, established in 2012 and named for Professor Emeritus John S. Duley, celebrates the remarkable professional life of this NSEE Pioneer and Distinguished Scholar.  His impressive career spanned decades and reflected his lifetime devotion to experiential learning, teaching, and education as well as his passion for furthering knowledge and understanding in its academic, practice, and political dimensions.  John played a central role in bringing experiential education into the mainstream of higher education.  His achievements include pioneering student immersion programs on the Michigan State University campus in the 1960s, national organizing and leadership in founding the predecessor organizations of NSEE, and scholarship in experiential education for a national then international audience for more than 50 years. 

This award recognizes the lifetime, sustained contributions and achievements of those who have devoted their professional careers to the development of the philosophy and practice of experiential education and to the advancement of that field.  They have done so while demonstrating professional integrity, humanitarian regard, ethical concern, standards of excellence, informed knowledge, leadership, service, dedication, and recognized scholarship/practice.

This award can be given annually, is not limited to members of the Society, and can be given upon retirement from campus affiliations or practice.

Award Criteria

  • Has sustaining contributions and achievements to the development of the philosophy, practice, and advancement in the field of Experiential Education.
  • Has demonstrated professional integrity, humanitarian regard, ethical concern, standards of excellence, informed knowledge, leadership, service, dedication, and recognized scholarship/practice.
  • Has embodied exemplary leadership, achievements, and advocacy for the field of Experiential Education.

To Nominate a Candidate:

Please complete the online nomination form and upload all relevant documentation (outlined on the nomination form) and submit your nominations by April 1, 2018.

 
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