2019 Appademy Awards

Recognizing the best higher-ed mobile apps of the year

The annual “Appademy Awards" recognize the higher-ed mobile apps that demonstrated innovation and thought leadership in several categories.
Here are the 2019 nominees and winners!

Best Recruiting & Admissions

Recognizing apps that integrate modules, personas, tours, and/or other features for prospective students.

The nominees:

  • Bucknell University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Maine Maritime Accademy
  • Indiana State University

The winner: Maine Maritime Accademy

Screen snapshot of Maine Maritime

Best Special Purpose Module

Recognizing apps that utilize modules to highlight special programs, groups, resources, and more.

The nominees:

  • University of Findlay
  • Pepperdine University
  • Sacramento State
  • Roosevelt University

The winner: Sacramento State

Sacramento State screen snapshot

Best Student Engagement App

Recognizing apps that engage students in unique and meaningful ways.

The nominees:

  • Illinois College
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology

The winner: Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University

Most Innovative App for Communication

Recognizing apps that utilize personalized and timely push notifications and in-app banners to improve communication with students and/or various target audiences.

The nominees:

  • University of Central Florida
  • Harding University
  • Cowley College

The winner: University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

Best Student Developed App

Recognizing apps that empower students to become involved in the app development process, no matter one’s technical abilities.

The nominees:

  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Louisiana State University

The winner: University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

Best Use of New Student Orientation Module

Recognizing apps that engage students, faculty, staff, and visitors for new student orientation..

The nominees:

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Old Dominion University
  • New York University
  • University of Central Florida
  • North Carolina Central University

The winner: Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University

Best App for the Use of XModule

Recognizing apps that use XModule to deliver hyper-personalized and unique experiences to students on campus.

The nominees:

  • University of Houston
  • Oklahoma Christian University
  • Florida State University
  • Berkeley College
  • Northern Michigan University

The winner: Berkeley College

Berkeley College

Best Overall

The nominees:

  • Berkeley College
  • Florida State University
  • Cowley College
  • University of Houston

The winner: University of Houston

University of Houston
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