EACE Awards

EACE Awards honor and recognize those among us who have made significant contribution to the Association or our industry as a whole. Recognize excellence and nominate yourself or fellow members for the 2018 EACE Awards. As a nominator, you will be entered in the raffle to win a $100 Amazon gift card. The more nominations you submit, the better your chances to win!

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2018 EACE Awards is Friday, January 26, 2018. Award winners will be announced in April 2018 and presented with a plaque at the Awards Lunch during the 2018 EACE Annual Conference.

Nominees for awards should be EACE members in good-standing. If you are unsure if someone is an EACE member, check our online membership directory or contact Headquarters at admin@eace.org. Please note, EACE Board of Directors are not eligible for awards.


Innovation & Leadership Awards

These awards are designed to honor innovation and contributions to our field, as well as, recognize leadership and best practices in the industries of HR/recruiting and career services.

Distinguished Leadership Award

This award honors outstanding and lasting contributions of such magnitude and quality to both EACE and the advancement of the field at-large as to merit public recognition and acclaim. This special award, although not necessarily presented every year, honors members whose leadership in strategic alliances/partnerships and/or literary and scholarly contributions have an impact regionally, nationally or internationally.

Innovation in Assessment Award

This award honors outstanding models and/or best practices in programs and/or operational assessment processes which contribute to learning within our field with increased focus on outcomes and accountability.

Innovation in Program Development Award

This award honors outstanding program development in either recruiting or career services that can serve as a model program for others in the field to replicate.

Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion Award

This award honors EACE members who have made outstanding contributions and demonstrated innovation in work in the field of minority affairs and special populations.

EACE Service Awards

These awards are designed to recognize outstanding member service and involvement with our Association.

Tribute Award

Recognizes members who have consistently impacted and made lasting contributions to EACE through service, participation and leadership. The recipients of this award have had at least 6 years of involvement within the organization.

Outstanding Member Award

Awarded to member(s) who have made outstanding contributions through their involvement in EACE with a membership of at least 3 years or greater.

Outstanding New Member Award

Awarded to member(s) who have made outstanding contributions through their involvement in EACE within the first 3 years of membership.
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Past Recipients

Click here to view past EACE Award recipients.


Please see Awards FAQ or contact EACE Awards & Research Grants Committee Co-Chairs Audrey Cooper or Dayna DiFiore.