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>

League for Innovation Excellence Awards

Honoring Excellence Among Community College Professionals

League Board and Alliance member colleges and systems are invited to submit the name(s) of those at their institutions who exemplify exceptional teaching and leadership for League Excellence Awards. 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>

Latest Updates

August 2020
The League for Innovation’s Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding contributions and leadership by community college faculty and staff. The awards are open to League Board and Alliance member colleges, which determine the criteria and selection of those nominated based on their ideals of faculty and staff excellence. The League recognizes Excellence Award recipients by featuring them on the League website, in the 2020-2021 League Awards Program...
August 2020
The League for Innovation in the Community College is accepting nominations for the 2020-2021 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Awards starting on September 1. The awards are presented to two deserving students pursuing their education and a career in technology, and given annually in honor of Terry O’Banion, League President Emeritus and Senior League Fellow.  Award winners are designated as Student Technology Champion or Student Developer...
July 2020
Established over 35 years ago, the League’s Innovation of the Year award was devised as a way to recognize significant innovations at League Board and Alliance member colleges. These innovations reflect significant achievements and the spirit of innovation and experimentation upon which the League was founded. This award is designed to recognize innovative programs, practices, partnerships, policies, and activities that improve the ability of...

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS