The ITGA Presidential Excellence Award

In 2013, the Presidential Excellence Award was created as a way to highlight ITGA members who demonstrate exceptional performance in one of the following areas: Volunteer Service, Leadership, or Educational Achievement in town-gown communities or for the ITGA. The ITGA Presidential Excellence Award is presented annually at the ITGA Conference.    

Larry Abernathy Award

Mayor Larry Abernathy, the mayor of the City of Clemson, SC, had a passion for the International Town and Gown Association (ITGA) and it was through his initiatives that ITGA was created in 2003 and held its first conference in 2006. Remembering his deep appreciation for collaboration between City, University and Students, the Larry Abernathy Award is presented annually at the ITGA Conference.