ASPPH Student Services Excellence Award

The ASPPH Award for Excellence in Student Services is given to an individual who has been innovative and forward-thinking in student services and/or who has shown extraordinary dedication in working with applicants and students.

2020 Winner

Scot McIntosh, MS

West Virginia University School of Public Health

Mr. McIntosh’s work with students from all backgrounds and socioeconomic status has earned him an extraordinary reputation for inclusive excellence. As a native of Kentucky, he is intimately aware of the challenges that facing students from the traditionally underserved Appalachian area and has created an atmosphere that ensures every student has the resources and support they need to thrive while in school. He spends one-on-one time with students through a series of required and tracked steps he has personalized based on each student’s stated career path and integrates career awareness and readiness into his coursework and advising activities.

His nominator reflected,“Scot has become a truly valued partner in our educational endeavors. He works feverishly to ensure our academic leadership team has real-time information about employer needs and job opportunities, linking these critical insights with our competency-driven coursework to help assure our students receive a leading-edge education with an unmatched student experience.”