Past Exemplary Award Winners

2022 Award Winners

  • Mt. San Antonio College – Adults with Disabilities (AWD) IMPACT Program
  • De Anza College – De Anza College Guided Pathways Initiative

Honorable Mentions

  • Rio Hondo College – The Division of Arts and Cultural Programs
  • Reedley College – Coffee, Tea, and GP

2021 Award Winners

  • Sierra College - Undocumented Student Support
  • Santa Barbara - Community College WELL Center
  • Ventura College - Faculty Academy 

Honorable Mentions

  • College of the Canyons - Noncredit Program
  • Oxnard College - Public Safety Program

2020 Award Winners

Honorable mentions

2019 Award Winners

Rio Hondo College - Alternative Fuel Program

Honorable Mentions

Riverside City College - Urban Farm
Santa Barbara City College - Permaculture Garden
Sierra College - Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program

2018 Winners

Los Angeles Trade Technical College - Advanced Transportation and Manufacturing Pathway
Santa Barbara City College - Express to Success Program

Honorable Mentions

MiraCosta College - Bridge to Success in Math Program
Skyline College - Engineering Tech School STEM Pathway Program

2017 Winners

MiraCosta College - HealthStart Program
Reedley College - Reedley Middle College High School

Honorable Mentions

El Camino College - Educational Development Department
Sierra College - Fire Technology Program 

2016 Winners

Las Positas College - Early Childhood Development‐Math Learning Community
Pasadena City College - Biology 11 General Biology Hybrid Course

Honorable Mentions

City College of San Francisco - Project SURVIVE (PS)
College of the Canyons - Accelerated Pathways in Math and English
Reedley College - Mechanized Agriculture Program

2015 Winners

Bakersfield College - Making It Happen (MIH) Program

Honorable Mentions

Los Angeles Pierce College - GO Days (Get Oriented, Get Organized, Get Oboard) New Student Conference
Santa Barbara College - Get Focused…Stay Focused!TM  (GFSF) Initiative

2015 Press Release

2014 Winners

Santa Monica College - Prep2Test Program
Cañada College - Math Jam Program

Honorable Mentions

Willow International Community College Center - collaboration with Clovis West High School
Norco College - Summer Advantage

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2013 Winners

No award was presented due to not enough applications being submitted per award guidelines.

2012 Winners

Cosumnes River College - Freshman Seminar
Santa Ana College - Freshman Experience/Learning Communities II Program (FEP)

Honorable Mentions

DeAnza College - First Year Experience (FYE)
Norco College - Step Ahead

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2010-2011 Winners

Chaffey College - Opening Doors
Mira Costa College - Textbook Loan Program
2010-2011 Exemplary Award Press Release

Honorable Mentions

Los Medanos College - Process Technology Center
Mt. San Antonio College - WIN Program

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2009 - 2010 Winners

Bakersfield College - Academic Development Program
Santa Barbara City College - Partnership for Student Success

Honorable Mentions

Contra Costa College - Center for Science Excellence
El Camino College - First Year Experience Program
College of San Mateo - Writing in the End Zone
College of the Sequoias - Puente Project more information...

2008-2009 Winners

College of the Canyons - Institute of Teaching and Learning
Mt. San Antonio College - Developmental Education Faculty Certification Program

Honorable Mentions

Los Medanos College - Math Department Teaching Communities
San Diego City College - Pedagogy of Love: Organic Praxis in Teaching and Learning
Santa Barbara City College - SLO Faculty Development Project
West Los Angeles College - Leadership Retreats more information...

2007 Winners

Los Angles Valley College - Early Childhood Workforce Development Program
American River College - Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management

Honorable Mentions

Mt. San Antonio's Histotechnician Training Program Mission College - Students Recycling Used Technology (StRUT)
San Joaquin Delta College - The Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician Program more information...

2006 Winners

Santa Anna College - School of Continuing Education
City College of San Francisco - Transitional Studies Program (TRST)

Honorable Mentions

School of Continuing Education / North Orange County CCD - Pharmacy Technician Program

2005 Winners

Cerritos College - Teacher TRAC
Pasadena City College - (PCC) Teacher Preparation Transfer Program more information...

2004 Winners

Santa Barbara City College - Running Start
Santa Monica College - Student Enhancement and Educational Research Project more information...

2003 Winners

Santa Barbara City College - Gateway to Success Program
Santa Ana College - Center for Teacher Education more information...

2002 Winners

Chaffey College - Basic Skills Transformation Project
DeAnza College - Math Performance Success (MPS) more information...

2001 Winners

Bakersfield College - Math Learning Center
Mission College - ACCESS Program more information...

1999 Winners

American River College, Foothill College more information...

1998 Winners

Santa Barbara City College, Coastline College more information...

1995 Winners

Santa Barbara City College, College of San Mateo more information...

1994 Winners

Evergreen Valley College, Santa Rosa Junior College more information...

1993 Winners

Bakersfield College, Mt. San Antonio College more information...

1992 Winners

Los Angeles Piece College, Santa Barbara City College more information...

1991 Winners

El Camino College, Fullerton College more information...