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

September 2019
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, 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 their ideals of faculty and staff excellence. Recipients...
September 2019
The League for Innovation in the Community College is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Awards. The awards are presented to three 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 Champion. Student...
May 2019
Established over 30 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 capstone 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...

League Excellence Award Recipients