Media and Professional Scholarship Awards

Call for Nominations

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Past Recipients

In recognition of the importance of disseminating information about college mental health issues to the public and our profession, the AUCCCD Public Relations and Advocacy Committee established three annual media awards, initially awarded in 2003. The award winners for 2003 and all subsequent years are listed below.

2017 Media Award

  • Monica Osburn, North Carolina State University

2017 Research Award

  • Jon Brunner, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Chris Flynn, Virginia Tech
  • Ben Locke, Penn State University
  • Susan Prieto-Welch, Purdue University
  • Micky Sharma, The Ohio State University
  • Sue Stock, Northwestern Illinois University
  • David Wallace, Missouri University

2016 Scholarship and Media Award

The Role of Threat Assessment and Management in College Counseling Centers: How's that net working?
The 
Journal of College Student Psychotherapy (JCSP), 29, no. 4.
Jeff Pollard, Christopher Flynn and Greg Eells

2015 Media Awards and Recognition

  • Award for Excellence in Counseling Center Scholarship

Suicide Prevention with Diverse College Students
by Richard Shadick and Sarah Akhter (2014)
Journal of Student Psychotherapy, 28:2, 117-131

2014 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • Professional Scholarship Award

The Utility of an Efficient Outcome Assessment System at University Counseling Centers
by S. Mark Kopta, Megan L. Petrik, Stephen M. Saunders, Michael Mond, Glenn Hirsch, Richard Kadison, and Danielle Raymond
Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 28(2), 97-116

2013 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • Professional Scholarship Award

Evaluating Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) suicide prevention training in a college setting
by Sharon L. Mitchell, Mahrin Kader, Sherri A. Darrow, Melinda Z. Haggerty, and Niki L. Keating
Article published in Journal of College Student Psychotherapy
Vol. 27, Issue 2, 2013, Pages 138-148.

2012 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • Professional Scholarship Award

Differences in suicidal experiences of male and female undergraduate and graduate students
by Chris Brownson, David J. Drum, Shanna E. Smith, and Adryon Burton Denmark
Article published in Journal of College Student Psychotherapy
2011.

2011 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • Professional Scholarship Award

Treatment of Bipolar Disorder: In The University Student Population
by Russ Federman, Ph.D., ABPP
Article published in Journal of College Student Psychotherapy
Vol. 25, Issue 1, 2011, Pages 24-38.

2009 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • Professional Scholarship Award

Tragedy at Virginia Tech: Trauma and Its Aftermath
by Christopher Flynn and Dennis Heitzmann
Article published in The Counseling Psychologist Vol. 36, No. 3, May 2008.

2008 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • Professional Scholarship Award

Managing Violent and Other Troubling Students: The Role of Threat Assessment Teams on Campus
by John Dunkle, Zachary B. Silverstein, and Scott L. Warner
Article published in Journal OF College and University Law Vol. 34, No. 3, 2008.

2007 Media Awards and Recognitions

Brigham Young University’s student newspaper, “The Daily Universe” dated March 1, 2007. The paper published a seroies of articles on domestic abuse and violence. Nominated by Ron Chapman, the director of the counseling and Career Center at Brigham Young. Dr. Chapman said, “The Daily Universe” is a student operated and edited publication….I believe that they have done a fine job addressing a difficult topic with candor and humanity.”

2006 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • Professional Scholarship Award

Achieving Social Justice for College Women with Disabilities
by Barbara Palombi
A chapter in The Handbook for Social Justice in Counseling Psychology

  • Best Journalistic Publication Media Award

Counseling Crisis
by Rob Capriccioso
Published in Inside Higher Education (Available Online)

2005 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • Professional and Scholarly Media Award

Dealing with Students in Crisis: A Systems Approach
by Kathy Hollingsworth
A chapter in Accommodating Students with Learning and Emotional Disabilities by the National Association for College and University Attorneys

  • Professional Journalistic Media Award

A Nation of Wimps
by Hara Estroff Marano Published in Psychology Today

  • College Journalistic Award

Notre Dame's college journalism magazine "Scholastic" which dedicated its September 23, 2004 edition to the topic of depression.

2004 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • A Dying Trend

by Vanessa Grigoriadis

  • Struggling to be Skinny

by Sarah Schafer

  • The Mental Health Needs of Today's College Students: Challenges and Recommendations

by Martha Anne Kitzrow

2003 Media Awards and Recognitions

  • Ivy League students flock to therapists

by Rebecca Dana

  • Who Was Responsible For Elizabeth Shin?

by Deborah Sontag