Awards, Accomplishments and Recognition

ExCEL Awards

The 2020 ExCEL Awards are cancelled.

Visit the ExCEL web site:

Previous ExCEL Award Recipients:

SAIL Awards        

The 2020 (S.A.I.L.) Awards, are cancelled.

See the Previous Award Recipients here:

S.A.I.L. Award Recipients 2019  including the Office of the Dean of Students Awards: Bishop Robert Smith, Ted Stern and  Alexander Chambliss Connelley Awards

SALA Award Recipients 2018 and prior  (includes Bishop Robert Smith and Ted SternAward Recipients

The Smith, Stern & Connelley Awards:


Salute to Student Affairs

A Salute to Student Affairs  will be held Thursday, May 14, 2020.
This annual gathering of the entire Division is an opportunity to recognize and show appreciation to all of our staff for their dedication to the College of Charleston community throughout the year.  

Visit the Salute Web page for the nomination form, award descriptions and Award Recipients...

Previous Student Affairs Award Winners

 Two Division of Student Affairs Staff Members received awards at the
 College of Charleston Annual Staff Celebration 
Lunch and Awards Presentation, June, 2019

Congratulations to

  • David Aurich, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Students, Office of the Dean of Students, was recognized with the $1500 Presidential Permanent Staff Employee of the Year award
  • Kristin Wichmann, Experiential Learning Coordinator, Career Center was recognized with a $500 permanent staff member prize.

Also visit:

and College of Charleston Staff Awards Previous Recipients

Kristen Wichman and Dave Aurich

Kristen Wichmann (Career Center) and Dave Aurich (Office of the Dean of Students)