Each year MCEEA presents awards to professionals and an employer for their contribution toward connecting talent with opportunity in Michigan.
Nominations are currently closed.
Employer of the Year Award - This award was established in 1996 and recognizes the outstanding contributions by an employer organization for their efforts in promoting and sustaining quality internship/cooperative education programs and career opportunities in the state of Michigan. A special plaque is presented at the MCEEA Annual Conference to recognize the recipient.
Don Hunt Service Award - This award was first presented in 1992 and is named in honor of Don Hunt, Dean Emeritus from the University of Detroit Mercy, in recognition of his 50 years of service in the field of Cooperative Education. The Don Hunt Service Award was created to recognize a member of the Michigan Co-op and/or Internship community for significant contributions in promoting and sustaining the cooperative education and internship philosophy in Michigan. A special plaque is presented at the MCEEA Annual Conference to recognize the recipient.
Career Services Professional Award - The Career Services Professional Award was instituted in 2012 to recognize the work of Michigan Career Services Professionals who demonstrate initiative for Career Services activities which benefit Michigan, supports the Michigan Career Educator and Employer Alliance; encourages employer development in Michigan and acts as a mentor to Michigan Career Services Professionals. This individual is also involved in associations at the regional or national level. A special plaque is presented at the MCEEA Annual Conference to recognize the recipient.
2021 MCEEA AWARD WINNERS!
Don Hunt Award
Dorris Crandell - State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Courtney Banks-Tatum - Calvin University
Employer of the Year
Career Services Professional
Karin Hanson - Michigan State University
Sarah Kersey Otto - Eastern Michigan University