AUCCCD Award for Excellence in Media

Call for Nominations

Occurs annually in July via email to membership.

Past Recipients

In recognition of the importance of disseminating information about college mental health issues to the public and our profession, the AUCCCD Communications Committee presents to one or more of its members the annual AUCCCD Media Awards.

2019 Media Award

Dr. Kim Gorman, Western Carolina University
Self Help: Mental Health Skills Videos [Video]

2018 Media Award

Katherine Evans, Seton Hall University - Video:   “What’s Up Doc?:  Panic Attacks”

2017 Media Award

Monica Osburn, North Carolina State University for the Emmy-Award winning "Stop the Stigma" suicide prevention video.

2007 Media Award

Brigham Young University’s student newspaper, “The Daily Universe” dated March 1, 2007. The paper published a series 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 Award

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

2005 Media Award

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

2005 Media Award

A Nation of Wimps
Psychology Today
Hara Estroff Marano

2005 Media Award

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

2004 Media Award

A Dying Trend
Vanessa Grigoriadis
Struggling to be Skinny

Sarah Schafer

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

Martha Anne Kitzrow

2003 Media Award

Ivy League students flock to therapists
Rebecca Dana

Who Was Responsible For Elizabeth Shin?
Deborah Sontag