Nominate an adult learner

ACE Now Accepting Nominations for the 2013 Adult Learner of the Year Award 

Is there a student on your campus who has overcome great odds to reach his or her higher education goals? Help honor that achievement by nominating him or her to become ACE's 2013 Adult Learner of the Year. ACE will recognize the winner at its 96th Annual Meeting, Seizing Opportunity, to be held in San Diego, CA, March 8-11, 2014. Nominations are due by December 6, 2013.

ACE's Adult Learner of the Year Award recognizes a person who has benefited academically and professionally from making use of ACE's credit recommendations for workforce or military training. Award winners demonstrate:

  • Continued success in academic, professional, personal and community endeavors 
  • Extraordinary achievement in his or her community or workplace while successfully balancing the demands of family, career and education
  • Inspiration to others to set high lifelong learning goals
This year's Adult Learner of the Year will receive a $500 scholarship from ACE to continue his or her education.

Last year was the first year that there were two award winners: Bette Feldeisen, a plumbing supervisor and honors graduate, and Joshua John Young, a police officer and Army veteran. Learn more about the award and previous winners on the ACE website


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