Best of Program Award

Best of Program Award

The My Favorite Student Best of Program Award is a recognition program of ACUHO-I and the ACUHO-I Foundation that recognises high-quality educational programs presented at the regional affiliate association conferences, NACURH, international affiliate organisation conferences and the Conference Series.

In an effort to support and recognise talent across the profession, the My Favorite Student Best of Program Award is designed to assist the presenters of the top educational program provided at conferences bring their session to the ACUHO-I Annual Conference and Exposition each year.

The Best of Program Award is made possible by the gracious sponsorship of My Favorite Student!


  • Must present a program at the annual APSAA Conference
  • Must commit to presenting the same program, as part of the Regional Best Series at the ACUHO-I Conference in the following year.
  • The award will be decided via a rating from those in attendance at the conference session and incorporates the program/presentation, relevance of the topic to modern practice, presentation style and adaptability to other housing operations.
  • In all cases the winner of this award will be decided on by a representation of the APSAA Committee based on the above criteria and awarded at the Closing dinner of the annual conference.


Funding up to the value of US$1,000 to be provided to offset the cost of attending the ACUHO-I Annual Conference and Exhibition to present your paper. The cheque will be given to the recipient at the ACUHO-I conference upon check-in at the registration desk. The award will be presented at the closing dinner of each APSAA Conference where there are member papers presented.

Past recipients


Vickie Banks, University of Melbourne


Isabel Fox, Charles Sturt University


Kyle Boyd, University of Newcastle




Andrew Renfree, FedLiving, Federation University