Recognition Overview

AFC sponsors numerous awards and recognitions throughout the year. These honors represent one of the most valuable benefits of membership since it is only through an organization like AFC that deserving college professionals in Florida are rewarded for their excellence. Some are individual awards, many are professional achievement recognitions and still others recognize association groups and members for their accomplishments. The criteria for each award are listed below.

2018 AFC Awards Committee Nominations

Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award Outstanding Commission of the Year - End of the Year Report
Outstanding Region of the Year - End of the Year Report Outstanding Board Member of the Year Award
Honorary Life Membership Award Distinguished Service Member Award
AFC Membership Awards Individual Commission and Region Awards
 

 

Outstanding Chapter of the Year

Reporting Period is June 1, 2017- May 31, 2018. All nominations must be received by July 31, 2018.

The Chapter of the Year Award includes more than just one “Outstanding Chapter” Award. A range of points has been established by the Awards Committee for the awarding of “Platinum Chapter”, “Gold Chapter” and “Silver Chapter” distinctions. Each chapter submitting a nomination will be recognized for their efforts at the AFC Annual Conference. The Awards Committee will also determine an Outstanding Chapter of the Year from all the nominations. For more information on the Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award, click here.

Outstanding Commission of the Year

Reporting Period is October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018. All nominations must be received by Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

The Commission End of the Year Report issued in the judging process for the Outstanding Commission of the Year. Each Commission is eligible for consideration of the Outstanding Commission of the Year Award. Reports should show evidence of significant and outstanding contributions consistent with the AFC mission and goals.For more information on the Outstanding Commission of the Year Award, click here.

Outstanding Region of the Year

Reporting Period is October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018. All nominations must be received by Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

The Region End of the Year Report is used in the judging process for the Outstanding Region of the Year. Each Region is eligible for consideration of the Outstanding Region of the Year Award. Reports should show evidence of significant and outstanding contributions consistent with the AFC mission and goals.For more information on the Outstanding Region of the Year Award, click here.

Outstanding Board Member of the Year Award

To recognize outstanding service and commitment to the AFC by a current member of the AFC Board of Directors. The current President bestows this award.

Honorary Life Membership Award

All nominations must be received by September 14, 2018.

The Honorary Life Membership Award is the highest honor that the Association of Florida Colleges can bestow on an individual. It is an award of appreciation for significant, long-term contribution to AFC and/or the state college system. It is the crowning achievement that recognizes long-term dedication to the AFC and the Florida College System.For more information on the Honorary Life Membership Award, click here.

Distinguished Service Member Award

All nominations must be received by September 14, 2018.

Distinguished Service Member Award is awarded to members of the Association of Florida Colleges for an exceptional achievement at the chapter, region, commission and/or state level. This award may be awarded more than once to any member for outstanding service or achievement.For more information on the Distinguished Service Member Award, click here.

All Awards Nominations are to be submitted to the AFC Awards Committee Chair:

Katrina Porter
Gulf Coast State College
5230 W HWY 98
Panama City, FL 32401
PH: 850-872-3864
Email: [email protected]


Membership Awards (Awarded by AFC State Office):
  • Greatest numerical increase in members over the previous year
  • Greatest percentage increase in members over the previous year
  • Fifty percent or more employees as members


Individual Commission and Region Awards:

Click Here to access links to Commission Pages (right menu bar) for individual Commission awards information including deadlines and forms.

Click Here to access links to Region Pages (right menu bar) for individual Region awards information including deadlines and forms.