NADIIIAA/Josten’s Community Service Award
Once again, the National Association of Division III
Athletics Administrators (NADIIIAA) and Jostens are co-sponsoring
a “community service recognition program” to bring recognition
to the many contributions Division III student-athletes regularly
make to their campuses and local communities.
The program will recognize institutions
in three separate community service categories. In addition to the
recognition associated with winning the award, the NADIIIAA and
Jostens will make a $1,000 contribution to the general scholarship
fund of the institutions. The awards will be presented as part of
the NADIIIAA reception conducted at the annual NCAA Convention.
The process for submitting
a nomination is as follows:
• Four (4) sets of nomination materials must be postmarked by the deadline date of November 13, 2009 and sent to: Gary
Karner, WIAC Commissioner, 780 Regent Street, Madison, WI 53715. Facsimilies are not acceptable.
• Only those nominations submitted on
the NADIIIAA/Jostens “Community Service Award” nomination
form will be considered.
• The nomination form must be accompanied
by a description (not to exceed three typed pages) of the project(s),
as well as any pertinent publicity (e.g., newspaper articles).
• The nomination form must include the
signature of the institution’s chief executive officer and
The following guidelines are
to be applied for submitting a nomination:
• Nominations will be considered in the following
three award categories: (1) a one-time community service project,
(2) an array of community service projects, or (3) an on-going community
service project conducted during the previous academic year (i.e.,
• The projects/activities can be performed
by a single team, a combination of teams, a student-athlete advisory
committee, or all the student-athletes at any given institution.
The nominations will be reviewed
by a committee comprised of active NADIIIAA members. The
committee will consider a number of factors including,but not limited
to, the following:
• The objective(s) of the community service project(s).
• The campus or community need(s) that
were addressed by the project(s).
• The target audience(s).
• The number of student-athletes actively
involved in the project(s).
• The duration of the project(s).
• The impact the project(s) had on the
• The method in which the impact of
the project(s) was evaluated.