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Awards for Two-Year Colleges and Educators

A number of awards recognize excellence in chemistry education in two-year college programs. Review the following awards and nominate your favorite educator or institution!

Faculty awards

ACS national awards

ACS local section awards

Other educator awards

Program or institutional awards

  • AACC Awards and Honors*
    American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) programs that recognize excellence in such areas as two-year college leadership, student success, and advancing diversity
  • Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence*
    Honors two-year colleges that achieve exceptional levels of success for their students
  • CHEA Award for Institutional Progress in Student Learning Outcomes*
    Recognizes colleges and universities that have advanced student leaning outcomes, awarded by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • NIOSH College and University Health and Safety Award*
    Honors comprehensive laboratory safety programs in higher education

*These resources are external to ACS and are provided for informational purposes only. Listing of a product or service on this website does not constitute an endorsement by ACS.

Contact us

Have an award that should be added to this list? Contact the ACS Office of Two-Year Colleges.