John D. Shingleton Award Recipients

The John D. Shingleton Award for Innovation is given for the best application of completed research or assessment that strengthens or enhances career services and recruitment practices.

The winner of the Shingleton Award will present their research results at the Midwest ACE Annual Conference, at which time a $350.00 award will also be presented.

The Professional Development Committee will evaluate applications and proposals based on the following criteria:

  • Relevance and usefulness to Midwest ACE membership
  • Innovation and originality
  • Clarity of purpose and goals
  • Quality and appropriateness of design
  • Overall quality of the proposal

    • Principal researcher must be a current Midwest ACE member in good standing
    • Research must already be completed

Timeline: Application will close on August 11, 2023. The winner will be notified in early September and will be asked to present their research at the 2023 Annual Conference held November 8 - 10.

Past Recipients:

2018 Jamie Lang
The University of Iowa
External Facing First Destination Outcomes Dashboards
2017 Alexander Gardner
Michigan State University, College of Education's Higher Adult and Lifelong Education PhD Program
2016   Jessamyn Perlus
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Innovative Bridge Building – Design & Assessment of a Networking Program for Underrepresented Populations 
2015 Julia Panke-Makela
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Enhancing Individual Career Counseling Through Analysis of Student Reflections
2009 Barbara Larsen & Jenny Hegland
Winona State University
Assessment of StrengthsQuest Initiative in Career Advising at Winona State University
2004 University of Michigan
The Career Center

Iowa State Univesity
Engineering Career Services
Constituent-created, Competency-Based, ABET-Aligned Assessment and Development Tolls for the Engineering Experiential Workplace

2002 Ball State University
Educational Programs Assessment Project
1995 Simone Himbeault Taylor
University of Michigan
Best Bets from the Net: An Internet Job Search and Employment Opportunities Guide
1991 Scott Preissler
University of Cincinnati
The EXCEL (Experiences in Co-Curricular Development in Leadership) Program
1989 Jeffrey Roberts & Sandra McGuigan
St. Mary’s College & Valparaiso University
Third Party Employment Services and Their Relations with College Placement Offices