90th Annual Convention

April 1-5, 2020

Embassy Suites

Frisco, TX

91st Annual Convention

April 7-11, 2021

Hilton Norfolk The Main

Norfolk, VA

92nd Annual Convention

April 6-10, 2022

Hyatt Recency Greenville

Greenville, SC

93rd Annual Convention

April 12-16

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

St. Petersburg, Florida


SSCA Award Committees

To nominate someone for an SSCA Award, submit the required materials (see the SSCA Award Guidelines) so they are received by all members of the appropriate committee by December 5th.  Electronic submission is preferred, and current email addresses are provided below.

Dwight L. Freshley Outstanding New Teacher Award

Chair: Margaret D’Silva, University of Louisville[email protected]


Vanessa Beasley, Vanderbilt University


Tina Harris, University of Georgia

The John I. Sisco Excellence in Teaching Award 

ChairCynthia King, Furman University


Emily Winderman, North Carolina State University, [email protected]


Sean O’Rourke, Sewanee, University of the South

Janice Hocker Rushing Early Career Research Award

Chair, Rebekah Fox, Texas State University, [email protected]


Terry Thibedeaux, Sam Houston State University


Jenn Erdely, Prairie View A&M University

Outreach Award

ChairBeth Eschenfelder, University of Tampa, [email protected]


Leland Spencer, Miami University


Andre Johnson, University of Memphis

T. Earle Johnson – Edwin Paget Distinguished Service Award

Chair: Trudy Hanson, West Texas A&M University, [email protected]


Jim Kuypers, Virginia Tech University


Ken Zagacki, North Carolina State University

Michael M. Osborn Teacher-Scholar Award 

Chair: Ann Burnette, Texas State University[email protected]


Mary Stuckey, Penn State University


Joy Hart, University of Louisville

Minority Recruitment and Retention Award 

ChairJohn Haas, University of Tennessee, [email protected]


Cynthia King, Furman University


Marcus Coleman, University of Southern Mississippi

Suzanne Osborn Community College Outstanding Educator Award

Chair: Deborah Hefferin, Broward Community College, [email protected]


Rick Falvo, El Paso Community College


Brad Bailey, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

J. Donald Ragsdale Award for Mentoring

ChairRick Bello, Sam Houston State University, [email protected]


Brandon Inabinet, Furman University


Kelly Morrison, University of Alabama Birmingham


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