Innovation of the Year Awards

Celebrating Community College Innovation

Established over 30 years ago, this award recognizes significant community college innovations that improve the ability of institutions to serve their students and communities. MORE>

John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards

Honoring Excellence Among Community College Professionals

Named in recognition of the outstanding contributions of John and Suanne Roueche to the community college field, this award celebrates faculty and staff who exemplify exceptional teaching and leadership. MORE>

Terry O'Banion Student Technology Awards

Championing Outstanding Technology Students

This award recognizes and supports deserving students who have special talent in technology, who have a strong financial need, and who are passionate about pursuing careers in technology. MORE>

Riegelman Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Public Health & Health Navigation

As community colleges join the continuum of public health education, the League recognizes six institutions' plans for developing certificate and degree programs in public health and health navigation. MORE>

Latest Updates

October 2017
In 2012, the League for Innovation in the Community College, a consortium of almost 500 community colleges dedicated to cultivating innovative practice and excellence in community colleges, established the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards as a tribute to outstanding contributions and leadership by community college faculty and staff. The awards are open to League Board and Alliance member colleges, and recipients are recognized with activities throughout the League’s annual Innovations Conference. Member institutions determine the criteria and selection of those nominated based on...
July 2017
Community colleges are invited to apply for the League’s 2018 Riegelman Awards for Excellence in Public Health & Health Navigation Education in Community Colleges. The Riegelman Awards are presented to colleges that demonstrate excellence in planning or enhancing associate degree or certificate programs in Public Health and Health Navigation education; or providing public health/health foundations courses in Allied Health, Nursing, First Responder, Health Foundations, or related programs. Programs or courses must be consistent with the recommendations of the Community Colleges &...
April 2017
In 2012, the League established the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards to celebrate outstanding contributions and leadership by community college faculty and staff. These awards are open to League Board and Alliance member institutions, and each year’s recipients are recognized in a series of activities and promotions, and honored at special events at the League's Innovations Conference each spring. The 2016 Excellence Award recipients were recognized at the Innovations Conference in San Francisco, CA, March 12-15, 2017. Special events included an exclusive Excellence Awards...
October 2016
The League for Innovation in the Community College and Innovative Educators are pleased to announce the selection of the 2016 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Award winners. The awards are presented to students pursuing their education and a career in technology, and given annually in honor of Terry O’Banion, Senior League Fellow and President Emeritus of the League. Award winners are designated as Student Technology Champion or Student Developer Champion. Student Technology Champion awards are presented to students with a career interest in a technology field. Student Developer Champion...