2019 Mission Integration Award Winners

Congratulations to the Mission Integration Award Winners!

The Association for Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities is proud to announce the winners of its 2019 ASACCU Best Practices for Mission Integration

In the category of Dean of Students, Residence Life, Health and Wellness, and related, the winner is Assumption College, for its Foundation Fridays Program.  The overall goal of the Foundation Fridays program is to instruct resident assistants on different teachings of the Church and to gain a deeper understanding of the College mission.  The 2017-2018 Foundation Fridays series focused on the four Cardinal Virtues of Prudence, Temperance, Fortitude, and Justice.

In the category of Diversity and Inclusion, and related, the winner is Viterbo College, for its Identities Project.  The overall goal of the Identities Project is to address the student feedback regarding deficiencies in diversity and inclusion education. Viterbo College student affairs division collaborated with other campus departments to create the Identities Project. The goals of the project included to provide education that included but not limited to gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and social class.  

Finally, in the category of Student Activities, Leadership, Orientation, and related, the winner is Siena College, for their program titled the Journey to Success.  The Journey to Success program is anchored in the College's strategic plan and is a co-curricular pathway toward the development of the whole person for emerging leaders in the Franciscan tradition.  

The winners of this year's awards will be recognized at the Association's annual conference to be held on the campus of the University of Dayton, July 16-19.

The Mission Integration Steering Committee wishes to acknowledge the depth and quality of the programs submitted for the awards.  In all 22 programs were submitted from 17 different institutions.