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Going the Extra Mile AITP Faculty Award

  Recognition for faculty members that truly go "the extra mile” for their AITP student chapter.  Candidates do not have to be the official faculty advisor for the AITP student chapter.  The winner will be announced during the closing awards banquet at the AITP National Collegiate Conference.

Traits: Traits of the "ideal candidate” is one who:

  • Gives of their time and energy in an unselfish manner to the AITP student chapter throughout the year.
  • Keeps the AITP student chapter focused.
  • Ensures successful AITP student chapter events and activities.
  • Bends over backwards to train, support and mentor chapter officers, committee chairs and members.
  • Helps coordinate chapter trips, events and activities and basically "makes things happen when it looks like they will not happen”.

Past Winners:



 2013 David Bvarnes, Kalamazoo Valley Community College


Diane Murphey, Oklahoma Panhandle State University and Dr. Lissa Pollacia, Georgia Gwinnett College


Dr. Alex Citurs, Eastern Connecticut State University


Brenda Wilz, Fox Valley Technical College


Dr. Scott Hunsinger, Appalachian State University


Johnny Snyder, Mesa State College


Monica Holmes, Ph.D., Central Michigan University and Robert Brzycki, Milwaukee Area Technical College - West Campus


David Weirschem, Ph.D., Midwestern State University


Jack Russell, Ph.D., Northwestern State University


Dawn Panatelo, Kalamazoo Valley Community College


Nomination: To nominate your advisor for this award, prepare the Going the Extra Mile Faculty Advisor nomination  document by March 1st annually. The nomination form includes information such as:

  • AITP student chapter name

  • Name, academic rank (if applicable) and history at the school

  • Contact information for both the candidate and the individual making the nomination

  • Brief description of your AITP student chapter including chapter size, officers, history and challenges. Also mention school that your chapter is affiliated with (technical, college, university….)

  • List and describe specific reasons, incidents or situations (over the past year) wherein you feel the nominee truly "Goes the Extra Mile” for your AITP student chapter

  • Testimonial letter from the AITP student chapter President is required. Additional letters from the rest of the student chapter is strongly encouraged. Letters from the Dean or department head are acceptable also.

Email the nomination form and supporting document(s) to by March 1st. Any nominations that do not include all of the requested information will not be considered. 

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