2018 Riegelman Awards Application Process Now Open

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 & Public Health Final Report.

The Riegelman Awards will be presented at the League's March 2018 Innovations Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. The Riegelman Awards for Excellence in Public Health & Health Navigation Education in Community Colleges are funded by Richard and Linda Riegelman as well as by Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Letter of Intent Deadline: September 1, 2017

Community colleges interested in applying for the Riegelman Awards must submit a letter of intent signed by the Chief Academic Officer that commits the institution to develop a plan or to implement public health or health navigation program or courses compatible with the recommendations of the CC&PH report.

Planning Templates Deadline: October 31, 2017

All eligible community colleges will be invited to submit a plan, following the appropriate Planning Template, for one or more public health associate degree and/or certificate programs, or for public health/health foundations courses, including a timeline for implementation and evaluation.

Click here to read more about applying for the 2018 Riegelman Awards.