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Health Education Awards and Recognition

The Health Education Office, peer education group and staff have received several awards since 2006. We are very proud and humbled by this recognition as we continue to strive to provide the best services to UConn students.

Office Awards

  • The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Regional Area 10 Outstanding Program awarded to the ART4AIDS Program February 2010
  • University of Connecticut’s Rainbow Center Outstanding Ally Office awarded to the Health Education Office in April 2008

Outstanding Program  Outstanding Ally Office

Peer Education Awards

  • The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly awarded the UConn Sexperts with Outstanding Peer Education Group (2014)
  • The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly awarded the UConn Sexperts with Outstanding Program for Rubberwear (2014)
  • The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Regional Area 10 Outstanding Peer Education Program awarded to the UConn Sexperts in February 2012
  • University of Connecticut’s Rainbow Center Outstanding Student Organization awarded to the UConn Sexperts 2010
  • The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Outstanding Affiliate awarded to the UConn Sexperts in November 2009
  • The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Outstanding Creativity in Sexual Health awarded to the Rubberwear program in November 2008
  • University of Connecticut Outstanding Peer Education Program of the Year 2006-2007 awarded to the Sexperts in April 2007

Outstanding Student Organization  Outstanding Affiliate

Rubberwear Program Award  Sexperts Program Award

Staff Awards

  • The Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition awarded Joleen Nevers for many years of outstanding dedication and commitment to the trans community in April 2014
  • New England College Health Association awarded The President’s Award to Joleen Nevers November 2012
  • University of Connecticut’s Rainbow Center awarded the Most Valuable Professional to Joleen Nevers April 2012
  • The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA awarded Outstanding Advisor to Joleen Nevers November 2010
  • University of Connecticut’s Undergraduate Student Government Advisor of the Year awarded to Joleen Nevers April 2010
  • The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Regional Area 10 Outstanding Advisor awarded to Joleen Nevers in February 2009
  • University of Connecticut’s Rainbow Center Outstanding Ally Individual awarded to Joleen Nevers in April 2008
  • University of Connecticut’s Division of Student Affairs Students First awarded to Joleen Nevers in April 2008
  • BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Regional Area 10 Outstanding Alumni awarded to Haley McCarthy in April 2008
  • BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Regional Area 10 Outstanding Advisor awarded to Joleen Nevers in April 2007
  • VDay Campaign Vagina Warrior awarded to Joleen Nevers in February 2006

Government Advisor of the Year  Outstanding Advisor

Outstanding Ally Individual Award  Students First Award

Outstanding Alumni Award  Outstanding Advisor Award