Patrick Merrigan Award for Distinguished Service

Award Information

The Patrick Merrigan Award for Distinguished Service recognizes notable capability, proficiency, and effort by an SDHEA member. Nominees should be members who have exhibited outstanding leadership within the individual’s institution and area of responsibility and who have significantly contributed to the profession and to the South Dakota Higher Education Association. Nominees must have an active SDHEA general membership. We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 recipient of the Patrick Merrigan Award for Distinguished Service. The deadline for submission is January 17th, 2020 at 5:00 PM. For questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Nominee Information

Nominator Information

Nomination Instructions

Please respond to each of the following prompts regarding the nominee in 150 words or less for each prompt on a Word or PDF document. Once completed, please use the file upload field below to upload the completed document. 

1. How has this person shown outstanding leadership at their educational institution?
2. How has this person exhibited outstanding leadership within their area of responsibility?
3. What significant contributions has this person made to the student affairs profession and to SDHEA?

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