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Center for Experiential Learning

Experiential Learner of the Year Award

It should come as no surprise that the national leader in experiential, hands-on learning recognizes achievement in that area.

Each year, an upper class and freshman student are both honored as the Keuka College Experiential Learner of the Year.

2013 Experiential Learner of the Year Nominees: Back Row: Logan Ackerley, Joshua Beaver, Alexander Morgan, Courtney Ray, Shane Devlin, Ashley Larimore, Erica Ruscio (upper-class award recipient) Front Row: Sierra Lynch, Lydia Watkins (freshman award recipient), Amanda Markessinis, Crystal Billings, Thanh Do.

Students who are nominated must submit an extensive portfolio in order to be considered for recognition. Their portfolio must document:

Nominees must also write an essay reflecting on their hands-on learning experiences.

All nominees are honored at a reception each year, and the winner—who is picked by a panel of faculty, staff, administrators, trustees, alumni, and peers—is announced at Academic Convocation each May.