Awards

OCHEA presents individual and organizational awards each year to recognize the contribution and dedication to our profession.

OCHEA Award Description & Criteria

OCHEA Award Nomination Form

Karen S. House Service to the Association Award

This award recognizes individuals who have exhibited prestigious leadership and performance in their service roles within the Association and within their own institution.

2016 Recipient

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(Left to Right) Recipient, Monica Brately, Kent State University and Awards Chair, Barbara Hanniford

For a full list of past recipients click OCHEA Awards Honors History.

Program Excellence Award

This award is designed to recognize individuals and their institutions that through excellent program development are making contributions to continuing higher education in Ohio. Programs which focus on quality and excellence and make a positive impact on the community will be given special consideration.

2016 Recipients

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(Left to Right) Awards Chair, Barb Hanniford and Recipient, Julie Mitchell, Assistant Dean Special Programs and Continuing Education at University of Dayton for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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(Left to Right) Recipient, Toni Paoletta, Manager at Cleveland State University for the Professional Development Center

For a full list of past recipients click OCHEA Awards Honors History.

Order of Lifelong Learning in Ohio

This award provides recognition to qualified Association members upon their retirement from their role in continuing higher education at a member institution.

2016 Recipient

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(Left to Right) Awards Chair, Barbara Hanniford and Recipient, Brenda Latanza, Sinclair Community College

For a full list of past recipients click OCHEA Awards Honors History.

Special Achievement Award

The Special Achievement Award recognizes individuals or organizations providing outstanding and visionary leadership to further enhance the goals of continuing education or OCHEA.  For a full list of past recipients click OCHEA Awards Honors History.

Honorary Member

OCHEA’s Constitution in Article II, Section 6 provides for the election of individuals recognized for their significant contributions to the cause of continuing higher education in Ohio.  For a full list of past recipients click OCHEA Awards Honors History.