Lifetime Achievement Award

Instituted in 2011, the Lifetime Achievement Award has been created to honor individuals who have devoted significant time and energies in our division and whose actions bring to life the mission of the the Division of Student Affairs.


Former employees (living or deceased) who are no longer working at Kent State that served in the current departments of the division as well as any past departments (Women's Center, Student Multicultural Center, etc) are eligible to be nominated. Past award winners are not eligible to be nominated.


  • Development of the whole student
  • Enhance the student's learning/living experiences and student success
  • Student recruitment and retention initiatives
  • Commitment to:
    • Operational efficiencies, understand and utilization of Student Affairs best practices
    • Customer service
    • Recognizing and supporting diverse student populations
    • Collaboration and partnership building
    • Culture of assessment and data driven decision making to continuously improve division
    • Implementing and utilizing technology for the benefit and ease of student and staff success