2013 Community Development Society Awards--Submit your nominations now!
Recognize the exceptional work of your mentor, colleague, or student by nominating them for a prestigious CDS Award!
Each year, CDS presents awards to members and non-members in recognition of outstanding achievements in Community Development. The 2013 Awards will be presented at the 2013 CDS Annual International Conference in Charleston, SC from July 20-24.
The award categories are:
- Duane L. Gibson Distinguished Service
- Ted K. Bradshaw Outstanding Research
- Community Development Achievement
- Student Achievement
- Friend of CD
- Outstanding Program
- Donald W. Littrell New Professional
- Innovative Program
- Current Research
Presented to a CDS member in recognition of his or her outstanding contribution to community development. The person may be recognized for teaching, research, programming, administration or any combination of these roles.
Presented to a Community Development Society member in recognition of a current research project(s) or product that represents an important contribution to the field of community development.
This award is presented to a Community Development Society member in recognition of superior and long-standing service to the field of community development, and, in particular, work for the advancement of the Society. Current officers and Board members are not eligible for this award.
Presented to a person who is not a CDS member, but who has made a significant contribution to the field of community development. This contribution could have been accomplished through his or her role as author, educator, administrator (public or private sector), community organizer, or elected or appointed official.
Presented to a Community Development Society member or a group in recognition of a superior innovative program using the principles of good practice as adopted by the Society.
Presented to a Community Development Society member in recognition of a superior contribution to the field of community development and the Society.
Presented to a Community Development Society member or a group in recognition of completion of superior programming that exemplifies and positively influences community development practice. The award will recognize a program that reflects the Principles of Good Practice throughout the implementation process.
Presented to a Community Development Society member in recognition of a significant stream of superior research which exemplifies and positively impacts community development practice and represents a lasting contribution to the field. The award will recognize research which reflects the Principles of Good Practice throughout the research process. Only one Outstanding Research Award may be bestowed by the Society each year.
Presented to a Community Development Society member who is either an undergraduate or graduate student, in recognition of his or her contribution to community development through a paper, an article, a field project or internship, or other applied research.
Congratulations to Our 2012 Award Winners!
Congratulations to our 2012 CDS Award Winners, recognized by their peers for outstanding work for our society and communities and for their tremendous potential. They are:
Donald W. Littrell New Professional Award
James Wilcox, University of Southern Mississippi
Current Research Award
Steve Jeanetta, University of Missouri – Columbia
Community Development Achievement Award
Mary Domahidy, St. Louis University
Duane L. Gibson Distinguished Service Award
Mary Emery, South Dakota State University
Innovative Program Award
Kansas PRIDE Program
Outstanding Program Award
Community Development Council
2012 Scholarship Fund Awardees
Courtney Marshall, Master’s Student, Community Development Graduate Group, University of California – Davis
Sandra Arciniega, Undergraduate Student, Housing Studies Program (Minor in Sustainability Studies), University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Ted Bradshaw Fund Award
Wm. Tim Bailey, Master of Science in Social Work (Community and Administrative Leadership Concentration), School of Social Work, University of Texas – Austin
George Nickolaus CD Graduate Student Award
Lisa Hightower, Doctoral Student, Agricultural & Extension Department (Community Development Focus), Virginia Tech University