CCA Hall of Fame Award
Deadline April 7, 2003
The Hall of Fame was established to recognize private career college graduates who have achieved
noteworthy success in their chosen career field. They acknowledge that attending a private career college
or institute was a major step in their climb to success.
CCA Hall of Famers represent the hundreds of thousands of men and women who started on the road to
satisfying and successful careers by attending a private career institution. These graduates serve as
examples for current students.
The CCA Hall of Fame program was established to
recognize, at the national level, students who have had
unusually successful and outstanding careers after
leaving their colleges. This program will help to identify
some of the people who have improved their lives with
specialized education and training from a postsecondary
private career college or institute.
Judgement will be made primarily on the achievement of
the students in the years following their education. To
be eligible, candidates must meet the following
· Be a graduate of a CCA member private career
college or school.
· Have substantial job experience (usually seven to ten
years or more) related to the education and training
they received at the institution submitting their
· Be recommended by the institution.
· Contributions must be clearly identifiable and
· Cannot be an owner or director of a CCA member
Candidates will be measured on general indicators of
personal success such as job competency and
achievement, innovativeness, contributions to the field,
career success and community service.
The members inducted into the Hall of Fame should
represent high levels of performance, character and job
advancement and success, so as to be recognized as role
models and leaders of society. They should reflect great
credit to themselves, their institutions and their job
HALL OF FAME HONORS
Individuals selected by the Awards Committee will be
honored at a special ceremony during the CCA
Convention & Exposition and will be inducted
permanently into the CCA Hall of Fame. The honorees
will receive a special award during an awards luncheon
held during the CCA Convention & Exposition, June 26,
2003 in Las Vegas, NV.
ESTABLISH YOUR OWN HALL OF FAME
Institutions and state associations of private career
colleges are encouraged to establish their own Hall of
Fame program. By starting this program, each school
will be able to more easily identify successful students.
The students can serve as role models to potential
students, can help to promote the value and significance
of each institution and can become candidates for
possible inclusion in the national Hall of Fame program.
HOW THIS PROGRAM BENEFITS THE
· Increases student recognition
· Enhances image
· Inspires faculty
· Promotes goodwill
· Stimulates achievement
· Builds employee morale
· Helps with placement
· Improves recruitment
· Presents new opportunities
IMPLICATIONS FOR OUR COMMUNITY
This program has great promotional value and the
private postsecondary community gains by recognizing
its graduates. These former students will serve as
testimony to the significance of learning technical and