Do you know of a colleague who has recently been recognized for research or service?
Great Plains IDEA Awards
Great Plains IDEA recognizes community members who enrich the alliance and leave a lasting impact. Award recipients are announced at the Great Plains IDEA annual meeting.
This video premiered at the 2021 virtual conference and announced that year's award recipients.
Faculty Excellence Award
Established in 2011, the Faculty Excellence Award recognizes a significant contribution of faculty in a Great Plains IDEA academic program. Award winners devote time, energy, and resources to enhancing the alliance academic community. Faculty Excellence Award recipients develop creative courses and mentoring programs or make a significant impact on teaching in a Great Plains IDEA program.
2021 Faculty Excellence Award Recipients
Jim Deal, Family Financial Planning, North Dakota State University
Carrie Hanson-Bradley, Family & Community Services, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Melissa Herzog, Youth Development, University of Missouri
Friend of Great Plains IDEA
Established in 2006, the Friend of the Great Plains IDEA honors individuals who make a significant contribution to the alliance. Friend award winners strengthen the structure, improve operations, develop new processes, and increase the visibility of the alliance. Friends of Great Plains IDEA demonstrate exceptional leadership and play a pivotal role in the alliance.
2021 Friend of Great Plains IDEA Recipients
Disability Support Services Functional Team
- Bunnie Johnson-Messelt, North Dakota State University
- Nancy Hartenhoff-Crooks, South Dakota State University
- Barbara Hammer, University of Missouri
- Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson, Kansas State University
- Steven Moats, Iowa State University
Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized?