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APPA Recognizes Excellence in 2019 Awards Program

14 Institutions, 23 Individuals Celebrated

July 16, 2019, Alexandria VA APPA celebrated the successes of member institutions and individual efforts at its Awards Reception July 15th and 16th during the 2019 APPA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Denver.

This year’s institutional awards are:

2019 AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

  • Brigham Young University
  • Brigham Young University, Idaho
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Soka University of America

2019 AWARD FOR EFFECTIVE AND INNOVATIVE PRACTICES

  • University of California, Davis, TherMOOstat
  • University of California, San Francisco, First Impressions Count – A Campus Contest
  • University of Alabama, Mobile Work Order System Application
  • Illinois State University, Illinois State University Improved Salt Practice
  • California State University, San Marcos, Clear the Path – Create Numerical Transparency

2019 SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION AWARD

  • College of Lake County
  • Stanford University Residential and Dining
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

This year’s individual awards are:

2019 PRESIDENT’S AWARD

  • Joe Bilotta
  • Jeff Gee
  • Jack Hug
  • Jeri King
  • Lander Medlin
  • Bill Nelson
  • Mark Valenti

2019 MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD

  • David Handwork
  • Christopher Kopach
  • Ruthann Manlet

2019 PACESETTER AWARD

  • Ian Hadden, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Kevin Mann, Salisbury State University
  • Thomas Polansky, Occidental College
  • Connie Simmons, Phillips Exeter Academy

2019 UNSUNG HERO AWARD

  • Amy Baker, Parette Somjen Architects (ERAPPA)
  • Kim Case-Nichols, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (PCAPPA)
  • Randy Culver, Black Hills State University (CAPPA)
  • Tim Dobson, New Mexico State University (RMA)
  • Phillip Melnick, Pennsylvania State University (ERAPPA)   
  • Holly Pape, Northern Kentucky University (SRAPPA)
  • Nicole Sanderson, University of Washington – Bothell (PCAPPA)

2019 REX DILLOW AWARD

CFaR RESEARCH AWARD

Visit APPA Awards and Recognition for more information on the awards and their requirements.

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