Award Recognition

Institutional Awards

 

SAACURH School of the Year Award

The SAACURH School of the Year (SOY) award is the highest honor a member school can attain. The award recognizes outstanding achievements on the campus level by a residence hall government and associated groups as well as contributions on the state, regional, and NACURH levels.
 

RBC 2018 Winner: East Tennessee State University

RBC 2019 Winner: North Carolina State University

RBC 2020 Winner: Christopher Newport University

RBC 2021 Winner: University of Central Florida

RBC 2022 Winner: University of Central Florida

Building Block RHA Award

This award is designed to honor the RHA, which displays tremendous effort and improvement from the previous academic year to the current. 

RBC 2018 Winner: University of Georgia

RBC 2019 Winner: University of Alabama Huntsville

RBC 2020 Winner: Florida Gulf Coast University

RBC 2021 Winner: William and Mary

RBC 2022 Winner: University of West Florida

NRHH Outstanding Chapter of the Year

The NRHH Outstanding Chapter of the Year award is the highest regional honor an NRHH chapter can attain. The award recognizes outstanding achievements of an NRHH chapter on the campus, regional, and NACURH levels. 

RBC 2018 Winner: The Psi Phi Chapter from University of North Carolina Wilmington

RBC 2021 Winner: Florida Gulf Coast University

RBC 2022 Winner: Appalachian State University 

OCM NRHH Building Block Chapter of the Year

The NRHH Building Block Chapter of the Year award is given to the chapter, which shows outstanding growth and development during the year of nomination. 

RBC 2018 Winner: Florida State University

RBC 2019 Winner: Georgia College & State University

RBC 2020 Winner: Coastal Carolina University

RBC 2021 Winner: University of Georgia

RBC 2022 Winner: University of Georgia

Outstanding Advocacy Initiative Award

This award is designed to recognize a member institution that has demonstrated a student-initiated commitment to advocating for their students. Advocacy is defined as, but not limited to, any changes occurring as a result of student influence that lead to an increased safety, awareness, acceptance, or contribution on a campus or community-wide level.

RBC 2018 Winner: Christopher Newport University

RBC 2019 Winner: University of North Florida

RBC 2020 Winner: Florida Gulf Coast University

RBC 2021 Winner: Georgia State University

RBC 2022 Winner: Clemson University

Program of the Year

POY bids that are selected during the SAACURH Leadership Conference will be sent to the NACURH level and must follow NACURH policy and deadlines for submission. Schools that did not win or submit POY bids at SAACURH are also eligible for the NACURH awards provided the nominating institution follows NACURH policy and deadlines for submission.

RBC 2017 Winner: Florida Gulf Coast University

RBC 2018 Winner: University of Central Florida

RBC 2019 Winner: Morehead State University

RBC 2020 Winner: University of Central Florida

RBC 2021 Winner: University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Individual Awards

 

Distinguished Service Award

This award was designed to recognize distinguished student leadership while serving NACURH, its affiliates, and member schools over a several year period.

RBC 2018 Winner: Hope Castro from Florida Gulf Coast University​

Hallenbeck Service Award

This lifetime achievement award is named after Dr. Dan Hallenbeck, former NACURH Advisor. This award recognizes outstanding and continuous service to NACURH of a full-time housing or student affairs professional.

RHA President of the Year Award

This award recognizes the outstanding service of an RHA president at an affiliated school who has had a direct positive impact on their school, region and NACURH.
 

RBC 2018 Winner: Emily Lambeth from North Carolina State University

RBC 2019 Winner: Reaghan Murphy from the University of South Carolina

RBC 2020 Winner: Rebecca Skumatz from Florida Gulf Coast University

RBC 2021 Winner: Kaitlyn Frey from Clemson University

RBC 2022 Winner: Kai Chen from the University of Georgia

NCC of the Year

This award recognizes outstanding service to NACURH by an individual who has been directly affiliated with the organization as an NCC.

RBC 2018 Winner: Chad Butts from North Carolina State University

RBC 2019 Winner: Lexi Tammi from The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

RBC 2020 Winner: Becca Mangan from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington

RBC 2021 Winner: Reygan Carner from the University of Central Florida

RBC 2022 Winner: Catherine West from Georgia State University

Student of the Year Award

This award recognizes outstanding service to NACURH by an individual who has been directly affiliated with the organization (but non-NBD member).

RBC 2018 Winner: Kelsey Habermehl from Florida Gulf Coast University

RBC 2019 Winner: Brittney Craven from North Carolina State University

RBC 2021 Winner: Robert "Connor" Wood from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte

RBC 2022 Winner: Keri Nguyen from the University of Central Florida

First Year Experience Award

The FYE Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of a first year student. This award encourages involved first year students to remain active in leadership positions and to continue improving the residence hall environment on their campus.

RBC 2018 Winner: Lexi Tammi from The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

RBC 2019 Winner: Seirra Cornn from Northern Kentucky University

RBC 2020: Summy Baloch from William & Mary

RBC 2021 Winner: Harristh Lateef from the University of Georgia

RBC 2022 Winner: Hailey McTee from the University of Central Florida

NRHH President of the Year Award

This award recognizes the outstanding service of an NRHH President at an affiliated school who has had a direct positive impact on their school, region, and NACURH.

RBC 2018 Winner: Alli Colley from North Carolina State University

RBC 2020: Kaitlin Brätt from North Carolina State University

RBC 2021 Winner: Coltyn Flynn from the University of Central Florida

NRHH Representative of the Year Award

This award recognizes outstanding service to NACURH through NRHH by an individual who has been directly affiliated with the organization as an NRHH representative.

RBC 2018 Winner: Claire Bailey from Florida Gulf Coast University

RBC 2019 Winner: Maddie Greenberg from Florida State University

RBC 2021 Winner: Tara Nichols from Florida Gulf Coast University

NRHH Member of the Year Award

This award recognizes outstanding service to SAACURH through NRHH by an individual who has been directly affiliated with the organizations.

RBC 2018 Winner: Melissa Gurney from the University of Florida

RBC 2019 Winner: Erin Lisi from North Carolina State University

RBC 2020 Winner: Nicole Corretti from Florida Gulf Coast University

RBC 2021 Winner: Benjamin Brandes from Clemson University

RBC 2022 Winner: Calvin Paulsen from Clemson University

Evelyn A. Wallington Advisor of the Year Award

This award recognizes outstanding service by an individual advisor who has gone above and beyond their job description while serving in an advising capacity to a residence hall leadership group.

RBC 2018 Winner: Cassandra Jenkins from North Carolina State University

RBC 2019 Winner: Tiffany Conde from The University of South Carolina

RBC 2020 Winner: Kaila Kowalski from the University of Central Florida

RBC 2021 Winner: Taylor Locks from William and Mary

RBC 2022 Winner: O’Keefe Johnson from the University of North Carolina - Wilmington