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NSEE Awards of Excellence

The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) annually honors individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to NSEE and to the field of experiential education.

Congratulations to our 2019 NSEE Awards of Excellence Winners!

Dissertation of the Year
Dr. Kristina PhillipsDr. Jennifer Saxon

Dr. Kristina Phillips & Dr. Jennifer Saxon
University of Mississippi
“Increasing Access to High-Impact Practices: A Case Study on Internships at the University of Mississippi”
Read Dr. Phillips & Dr. Saxon’s bios here.

Experiential Education Rising Leader

Dr. Jennifer Dobbs-Oates
Dr. Jennifer Dobbs-Oates
Purdue University
Read Dr. Dobbs-Oates bio here.

Outstanding Experiential Education Program
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Experience360
Delaware Valley University
Read Experience360’s bio here.

Outstanding Experiential Education Research

Dr. Jeffrey SoslandDr. Diane Lowenthal 
Dr. Jeffrey Sosland & Dr. Diane Lowenthal
American University
“The Forgotten Educator: Experiential Learning’s Internship Supervisor”
Read Dr. Sosland & Dr. Lowenthal’s bios here.

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Higher Education

Dr. Laura Anker
Dr. Laura Anker
SUNY Old Westbury
Read Dr. Anker’s bio here.

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Corporate/Foundation

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International Organization of Black Securities Executives (IOBSE)
Read IOBSE’s bio here.

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Community-Based

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CommUniverCity
Read CommUniverCity’s bio here.

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: K-12

Melanie McGuire
Ms. Melanie McGuire, Victor Central School District
Read Ms. McGuire’s bio here.

Please find previous Outstanding Award Winners here.

Information about the 2020 NSEE Awards of Excellence nomination process will be available in December 2019.

Outstanding Experiential Education Program
Recognizes an outstanding K-12 or higher education institution that has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to experiential education in their classrooms or on their campuses.

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Higher Education Award
Recognizes an individual in higher education who has demonstrated innovative uses of experiential learning in their institution.  

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: K-12 Award
Recognizes a K-12 teacher, principal, or superintendent who has demonstrated innovative uses of experiential learning in their classroom or school system.  

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Community-Based Organization
Recognizes a community-based organization or nonprofit that has made outstanding contributions to experiential education.  

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Corporate or Foundation
Recognizes a business or corporation that has demonstrated outstanding support of experiential education through its financial or volunteer commitment to the field. 

Outstanding Experiential Education Rising Leader
Recognizes an individual who has joined NSEE within the past five years and is already making outstanding contributions to experiential education. 

Outstanding Experiential Education Research
Recognizes an individual who has published research within the past 2 years that makes important contributions to our understanding of experiential education.

Dissertation of the Year Award
Recognizes an individual who has completed a doctoral dissertation that makes important contributions to our understanding of experiential education. 

Questions:
Erica Ely
NSEE Awards of Excellence Co-Chair
[email protected] 

Elise Newkirk-Kotfila
NSEE Awards of Excellence Co-Chair
[email protected] 

Last Updated on Tuesday, July 09, 2019 10:45 AM