2020 Award Nominations

People on our campus and in our communities are amazingly committed to both Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College. Each year the college’s Recognition Awards Programs give you the opportunity to nominate your choices for an array of awards that honor people who have bettered society and our colleges through outstanding professional, philanthropic or volunteer accomplishments.

The Awards Committee, composed of staff, faculty and a student representative, will collect the nominations and administer the selection process for these awards.

Award descriptions, eligibility criteria and nomination information are outlined at the link below. Nominations will be open until midnight, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Just click the button link below each award to submit your nomination.



Lasting Legacy Community Partner

Recognizes an external individual, couple, or business that has displayed longstanding and extraordinary support for Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College through their philanthropy, partnership, engagement in the community, and the promotion of educational opportunities at two year institutions.

Sorry. The last day to submit nominations was March 1, 2020.


Alumni of the Year

Recognizes an individual who has shown exceptional leadership, professional accomplishment, and/or distinguished service to the community following graduation.

Sorry. The last day to submit nominations was March 1, 2020.


Staff of the Year

Recognizes a staff member or work group that goes the extra mile, who listens and collaborates beyond their own department, seeks input from members of the campus community, and has contributed selflessly to the college mission while showing boundless support for student success.

Sorry. The last day to submit nominations was March 1, 2020.


Faculty of the Year Award

Faculty of the Year will be selected by separate process.