Skip to main content

2024 Higher Ed AV Awards Winners

2024 HIGHER ED AV AWARDS WINNERS!

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners of the 2024 Higher Ed AV Awards that took place on Monday, June 10, at InfoComm 2024!
 

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

LISA STEPHENS
University at Buffalo; FLEXspace

BC HATCHETT
Vanderbilt University; HETMA

ADAM HARVEY
University of Hertfordshire; LTSMG

JOHN HULEN
Crestron
 

PEOPLE AWARDS

AV PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Erin Maher-Moran, Johns Hopkins University 

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR 
Teddy Murphy, University of Pikeville

AV MANAGER OF THE YEAR 
James King, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 

AV DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 
Christopher Dechter, University of Wyoming 

AV ENGINEER OF THE YEAR 
Craig Underwood, Moravian University 

LIVE EVENT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR 
Dustin Myers, John A Logan College 

STUDENT WORKER OF THE YEAR 
Cece Porter, Pace University 

BEST EVENT OR TRADE SHOW
HETMA Arizona Roadshow

BEST DEI PROGRAM
Britt Yenser: brAVe [space] Podcast

BEST HIGHER ED TRAINING PROGRAM 
George Chacko & Rich Miller III, Pace University 

BEST HIGHER ED ALLY
Jimmie Singleton, AVI-SPL

BEST VENDOR ACCOUNT REP 
Kevin Schornhorst, AVI-SPL 

INTEGRATOR OF THE YEAR
AVI-SPL
 

PROJECT AWARDS

PROJECT OF THE YEAR
University of Texas at Arlington
Featuring: Igloo Immersive Classroom

BEST LARGE VENUE INSTALLATION
Baylor University: Mark and Paul Hurd Welcome Center
Featuring: Epson Projectors, E2 Optics, Idibri  

BEST AV-OVER-IP INTEGRATION
Belmont University: Medical Simulation Integration 
Featuring: AVI-SPL, CAE, AMX, QSC, JBL, Samsung, Epson, Shure  

BEST CLASSROOM UPGRADE
John A Logan College: "Safety and Students First" Initiative 
Featuring: Epiphan Video, AVI-SPL  

BEST CAMPUS-WIDE INTEGRATION
Middle Tennessee State University: Lecture Capture Deployment 
Featuring: Epiphan Video  

BEST USE OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGY
University of Alabama: Randall Welcome Center 
Featuring: AVI-SPL, LG, Planar
Designed by: The Maude Group and Jeffrey Lipp

BEST GREEN INITIATIVE
University of California, Los Angeles: "UCLA Sustainability Plan"  
Featuring: Sustainability in AV (SAVe) Conference & Certification  

BEST AV-OVER-IP PROJECT
University of Pikeville: UPike Digital Media Lab 
Featuring: Film & Media Arts, Newtech Systems  

BEST ESPORTS PROJECT
University of Southern Mississippi: Southern Miss Esports Program 
Featuring: ViewSonic  

BEST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE
University of Texas at Arlington: College of Nursing and Health Innovation 
Featuring: Igloo Vision Immersive Cube  

BEST INTERDEPARTMENTAL COLLABORATION
Washington and Lee University: "Putting the Pieces Together" 
Featuring: Annie Foster and the Classroom Team  

BEST COLLABORATION SPACE
William and Mary College: Office of Admissions Project 
Featuring: Sharp, AVI-SPL
 

PRODUCT AWARDS

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Epiphan Pearl Nexus
Featured at: UNLV, Northwestern University, Iowa State University

BEST AV ACCESSORY: BEST IN CLASS
Atlona: VKP 
Featured at: Oregon State University 

BEST CONTROL SYSTEM: GOLD AWARD
Biamp: Apprimo Touch 8i 
Featured at: Vanderbilt University 

BEST WIRELESS MICROPHONE: BEST IN CLASS
Catchbox: Catchbox Plus Wireless Microphone System 
Featured at: University of Rhode Island, Duquesne University 

BEST AV-OVER-IP TECHNOLOGY: BEST IN CLASS
Crestron Electronics: DM NVX AV-over-IP 
Featured at: University of Southern California, Liberty University, University of Southern Florida 

BEST CAPTURE STREAMING DEVICE: BEST IN CLASS
Epiphan Video: Pearl Nexus
Featured at: University of Nevada- Las Vegas, Northwestern University, Iowa State University 

BEST CONTROL SYSTEM: BEST IN CLASS
Extron Electronics: IPCP Pro 360Q xi 
Featured at: Wake Forest University 

BEST AV-OVER-IP TECHNOLOGY: BEST IN CLASS
Extron Electronics: NAV Pro AV-over-IP 
Featured at: Wake Forest University 

BEST CAPTURE STREAMING DEVICE: GOLD AWARD
Extron Electronics: SMP 352 
Featured at: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 

BEST FURNITURE SOLUTION: BEST IN CLASS
Heckler Design: Heckler AV Lectern 4U 
Featured at: New York University 

BEST COLLABORATION SOLUTION: BEST IN CLASS
Igloo Vision: Igloo Immersive Classroom 
Featured at: Texas A&M University, University Academy 92 

BEST AV-OVER-IP TECHNOLOGY: SILVER AWARD
Ikan International: Lyra POE Low Profile BiColor Studio Panel Soft LED Light 
Featured at: University of Missouri 

BEST DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY: BEST IN CLASS
LG Business Solutions USA: LG 136-inch All-in-One Direct View LED Display 
Featured at: Duke University 

BEST INTERACTIVE DISPLAY: BEST IN CLASS
LG Business Solutions USA: LG CreateBoard 
Featured at: Georgetown University 

BEST ASSISTIVE LISTENING SYSTEM: BEST IN CLASS
Listen Technologies: Listen Everywhere 
Featured at: University of Southern California 

BEST COLLABORATION SOLUTION: BEST IN CLASS
Q-SYS: Q-SYS VisionSuite 
Featured at: Michigan Technological University 

BEST MICROPHONE SYSTEM: BEST IN CLASS
Shure: Microflex® Wireless neXt 2 
Featured at: Nottingham Trent University 

BEST DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY: BEST IN CLASS
ViewSonic LDS135-151 All-in-One Direct View LED Display Solution Kit 
Featured at: Hinds Community College 

BEST DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY: GOLD AWARD
ViewSonic XG2431 Gaming Monitor 
Featured at: University of Southern Mississippi 

BEST DESIGN SOFTWARE: BEST IN CLASS
XTEN-AV: XTEN-AV Design Software 
Featured at: University of Rhode Island, University of Winnipeg, Conestoga College

Again, Congratulations to all of this year's winners!