It’s no April Fool’s Day joke, after 195 people submitted 1,560 votes, we’ve finally finished counting all the hanging chads and are ready to announce the winners!
Thank you to everyone for nominating some awesome individuals from our #SAChat community for the 2013 #SAChat awards. We’ve tallied your votes, and are pleased as punch to announce the winners. The #SAChat community continues to thrive due to the participation of these individuals, and everyone who took the time to share, vote, and tweet with the hashtag. We celebrate you all!
And now onward with the winners…
Ed introduced me to twitter & how to learn outside my personal circles. He’s innovative in the way he engages people & technologies he uses.” – @ErinMorrell11From supporting new professionals (#sagrow) to sharing the latest tech trends in higher ed, @edcabellon is innovative, encouraging & genuine” – @KateMCGK
Stacy has the ability to balance her quick wit with thought provoking questions in ways that are unparalleled. Makes me laugh and think!” – @KMaguraHer blog posts and tweets challenge me daily to rethink my actions and work ethically as a professional.” – @lindsayrite
Kristen exudes a quiet strength and touches the lives of so many with whom she interacts. Her blog demonstrates vulnerability and humor. She has touched my life in direct and indirect ways and finds points of intersection that make our connections so meaningful. Just love her.” – @DSchmidtRogers
Posts by @saproblems are so funny because so many of us relate. And sometimes we have to find the humor in it to keep from going insane!” – @DMarie2484“@SAProblems keeps it blunt!” – @BluntSAPro
@ericstoller challenges me to think outside of student affairs norms. As an #sagrad he invests in my future and keeps me informed of trends.” – @DanaRMcNulty
She manages to convey genuine kindness and heart all while sharing AND creating great content for the #sachat community.” – @NotAnniebutanne@oberbecca actively engages w/ folks to make them feel welcome and that their contribution to the discussion matters.” – @marthakcompton
@ammamarfo deserves her award because of her positivity, erudite insight into #SAChat issues, and a charming wit that could win over anyone.” – @thebigbabooski