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Past Winners

Improving and Innovating Higher Ed

The annual Campus Labs Awards honors institutions leading the path for achievement at their campuses and in higher education. Member Campuses are awarded honors in four categories with an additional award celebrating individuals demonstrating exceptional leadership and success on campus. Learn more below about our past winners.

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All Star Winners

These institutions have achieved outstanding results and sustainable success utilizing Campus Labs.

2018

For cultivating a campus-wide culture of assessment and using data to make evidence-based decisions to advance institutional goals, and for adopting Campus Labs Outcomes, Baseline, Planning, Program Review, and Accreditation at an advanced level

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For developing and sustaining a variety of intentional student engagement strategies, and by adopting Campus Labs Engage at an advanced level

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For creating a strong Student Success Network to better support students and close the communication loop across campus, and by adopting Campus Labs Beacon at an advanced level

For aligning and advancing their assessment efforts to build a culture of evidence in the Division of Student Affairs, and by adopting Campus Labs Baseline at an Advanced level

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For their institutional approach to improving student learning that is highly focused on use of results, and by adopting Campus Labs Outcomes at an advanced level

For crafting a balanced approach to evaluation and a data-driven culture, and by adopting Campus Labs Course Evaluations at an advanced level

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2017

For creating a sustainable culture of assessment and planning by encouraging staff to gather evidence and make informed decisions, and by adopting Campus Labs Baseline and Planning at an advanced level

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For facilitating the effective use of student feedback data by both faculty and deans, by adopting Campus Labs Course Evaluations at an advanced level

For creating a strong student success network and data-driven approach to retention, by adopting Campus Labs Beacon and Engage at an advanced level

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For creating a culture of continuous improvement and then gathering evidence of this for accreditors, by adopting Campus Labs Planning and Accreditation at an advanced level

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For continuously expanding their support and understanding of student engagement, by adopting Campus Labs Engage at an advanced level

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Rising Star Winners

Achieving considerable success in their first year, these members have used Campus Labs to drive sustainable improvement.

2018

For thoughtfully and creatively engaging campus stakeholders, and for showing promise in the implementation of Campus Labs Course Evaluations

For purposefully (and quickly!) creating a campus-wide framework to identify students of concern and effectively manage interventions in order to increase persistence and retention, and for showing promise in the implementation of Campus Labs Beacon

For employing change management strategies to execute assessment initiatives that move the needle on creating a data-centric division, and for showing promise in the implementation of Campus Labs Outcomes, Baseline, Planning, and Program Review

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For creating a collaborative and inclusive university-wide implementation approach, and for showing promise in the implementation of Campus Labs Engage

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For seizing the opportunity to forge new relationships around campus during a period of change, and for showing promise in the implementation of Campus Labs Engage

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2017

For using a multi-modal approach to faculty development, and for showing promise in the implementation of Campus Labs Course Evaluations

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For thoughtfully engaging departments and stakeholders across both student and academic affairs, and for showing promise in the implementation of Campus Labs Engage

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For using an integrated and collaborative approach to managing institutional effectiveness, and for showing promise in the implementation of Campus Labs Planning

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For using a strategic approach to implementation that resulted in a vibrant assessment culture among faculty, and for showing promise in the implementation of Campus Labs Baseline and Outcomes

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Trailblazer Winners

By taking a completely innovative approach, these campuses have created new best practices that will allow others to make meaningful gains.

2018

For creating a cohesive curricular and co-curricular experience driven by their institutional mission, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs Engage

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For facilitating an institution-wide longitudinal study of cross-cultural learning, while leveraging the capabilities of the Chalk & Wire ePortfolio

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For utilizing a faculty-driven approach to course evaluation instrument design, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs CoursEval

Discover how MGH utilized the Delphi Method to create an engaged faculty

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For harnessing previously untapped datasets to make data-informed changes to program requirements, curriculum, and student resources that are having a lasting impact, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs Beacon & Engage

2017

For creating a data-driven student mentoring framework to impact first to second-year retention, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs Beacon

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For using an authentic and mixed-methods approach to assessment of student learning in the area of faith development, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs Baseline

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For actively engaging the college president in all phases of the strategic planning process, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs Planning

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For engaging faculty in formative assessment techniques in the classroom, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs Course Evaluations

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For executing a general education redesign which resulted in an integrated curricular and co-curricular experience, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs Engage

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Collaborator Winners

Using teamwork across all areas of campus, these members prove that a group effort creates incredible, unstoppable momentum.

2018

For their commitment to ensuring the engagement of every student, and for changing the narrative of student engagement from one based on perception to one based on data, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs Engage, Baseline, and Planning

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For designing civic engagement opportunities that empower students to make an impact on both their institution and community, while leveraging the capabilities of Campus Labs Engage, Baseline, and Planning

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2017

For crafting student engagement pathways which benefited from involvement from across campus, while leveraging both Campus Labs Engage and Baseline

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Champion Winners

With Campus Labs as a key teammate, these exceptional administrators have distinguished themselves as leaders on their campus.

2018

University of Missouri

For her work in establishing a co-curricular student learning outcomes framework and continually championing the field of student affairs assessment

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Kennesaw State University

For facilitating impactful change in institutional effectiveness and being an advocate for CAS in the field of higher education

Jennifer Wells

University of South Carolina

For sharing her journey of providing vision and goal-oriented, hands-on leadership for the systematic implementation of the Chalk & Wire ePortfolio solution throughout the College of Education

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Tennessee Tech University

For her inclusive approach to engaging stakeholders such as students and faculty in the assessment process, and for her generosity in sharing her story with other members

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2017

Stephen F. Austin State University

For sparking a national conversation about student learning outside the classroom, and for inspiring countless institutions to use data to tell their story

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

For bringing people and departments together to advance assessment in student affairs, and for aligning those efforts with institutional goals and outcomes

University of North Carolina - Charlotte

For utilizing data to influence a change in student success initiatives across the institution, and for inspiring a generation of assessment professionals

University of Cincinnati - Clermont College

For facilitating and sustaining impactful change in assessment practices, including the advancement of research-based department self-study practices at the institution and in the field more broadly

Laramie County Community College

For developing a systematic, comprehensive approach that strengthened the institution's adaptive capacity for responding to change and driving continuous improvement