Asian AMerican heritage excellence awards

Asian American Heritage Committee Excellence Awards

The Asian American Heritage Committee (AAHC) at Northeastern Illinois University invites nominations for the 2013 Annual Excellence Awards. The Excellence Awards have been established to recognize the outstanding achievements of its community members who personify the shared values of Integrity, Excellence, Access, Diversity, Community and Empowerment, and have made significant contributions to the University or to the Asian American community at large.

The Award categories include:

  1. Faculty Excellence Award

  2. Student Excellence Award

  3. Alumni Excellence Award

  4. Staff Excellence Award

  5. Community Service Excellence Award

  6. Administrator Excellence Award

Nominations from all members of the NEIU community will be accepted. Nominations supported by letters of recommendation from committee/organization members, colleagues, peers, or others in the community will be given special consideration. Simply complete the Award Nomination form below, and send any supporting materials for the nomination to Awards Committee Chair, Simin Hemmati

Rasmussen, LWH-00212, or via email at

Nominations are due by Friday, March 15th, 2013.

Award Eligibility Criteria: Asian Gala Award Categories info 2013[3].pdf

Award Nomination Form:

  1. Asian Gala  Award Nomination Form 2013[3].docx

  2. Asian Gala  Award Nomination Form 2013[3].pdf

Copies of the nomination form are also available at the Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs (room B 166).

The Asian American Heritage Committee will honor the 2013 award recipients at the third Annual Awards Gala to be held on Friday evening, April 12th at Alumni Hall in Student Union Building.