Dean’s List 2023

The 2023 Dean’s List Award winners represent exceptional products in a variety of categories. The companies included among these winners offer continuing, long-term contributions to the mission of private colleges and universities that seek to provide the finest facilities and services to their students, staff, and faculty.

Aiphone Intercom and Access Control Integration

Keep students and faculty safe with proactive security solutions. Backed by superior quality, award-winning service, and unrivaled support, our Aiphone video intercoms and access control provide the most comprehensive features in one cost-effective system. From visitor management to video recording, integrated solutions will help to keep the wrong people out while making it convenient to let the right people in.

Cutting-edge Innovation

Discover the Absenicon Ultrawide: revolutionize campus experiences with unrivaled clarity and immersive visuals. Tailored for academic excellence, its expansive 21:9 DvLED display captivates learners, fostering an immersive educational environment. Choose Absen, where academic excellence meets cutting-edge innovation.

Innovative LED Lighting

At VONN, we offer exceptional LED lighting creations that exhibit a fusion between innovative solutions and aesthetic vision. VONN is proud to be the market leader manufacturer in luxury LED lighting, offering a wide range of residential and commercial LED lighting products suitable for all types of spaces.

Custom Windows

Hope’s Windows, Inc. is the leading and most experienced manufacturer of custom, solid hot-rolled steel and solid bronze windows and doors in the United States. Unmatched strength, quality craftsmanship, sustainability, and advanced finishing systems ensure that Hope’s steel windows and doors last for a century or longer with minimal maintenance.

Touch Screen Whiteboard

Gone are the days of whiteboards, paper flip charts, and printed hand-outs. Replace all those with the Samsung Flip Pro, a one-of-a-kind digital device perfect for increasing collaboration in schools, offices, and more. Featuring a 55” touch screen with 4K UHD, this sleek interactive whiteboard can be easily rotated to either portrait or landscape orientation.

Fume Hoods

The redesigned Protector Echo and Airo fume hoods combine the fully-featured, patented containment-enhancing design of Labconco’s high-performance fume hoods with Erlab’s improved GreenFumeHood (GFH) filtration technology. Through the use of enhanced Neutrodine Unisorb Filters, the Echo efficiently filters more than 700 chemicals. This combination of performance and efficiency makes the Echo and the Airo a great addition to any lab space.

Tablet Feeders

In addition to being simple, efficient, and durable, Vantage ACF Series Calcium Hypochlorite Tablet Feeders offer unmatched water quality, are safer than liquid systems, and run “clean” for less maintenance. From the introductory ACF-60 feeder to the ACF-250 for systems up to 1,000,000 gallons of water, all three Vantage feeders are NSF/ANSI Standard 50 certified.

Commercial Ride-on Mowers

With up to eight hours of continuous mowing time, an expansive 74″ deck, speeds up to 13 mph, 20° slope capability, and horsepower comparable to a 40-horsepower diesel mower, the EVO is sure to please any large area commercial mowing operator.

Experience the Quality Difference

Royal Basket Trucks® believes that carts should be designed to meet the needs of the user’s environment. For that reason, our carts can be easily integrated into daily operations to improve overall workflow efficiency. We offer thirteen colors of vinyl, seven colors of mesh, and canvas. Custom size modifications, branding, and labeling are available. Visit our website for more information.

Cleaning and Restoration

Ready to Respond (R2R) Program: learn how to control leaks and floods in-house to reduce risk, prevent downtime and save up to 20%. Legend Brands’ expertise is based on 50 years’ experience with water damage restoration. Call 888-208-5401 for an initial consult to see how an R2R Facility Assessment can help you be truly prepared!

Large Display Solutions

Imagine high-brightnesss laser projectors with up to 22,000 lumens for lights for viewing in large venues. Incredibly versatile and easy to install, our projectors are a dream for designers and installers everywhere. We have a laser projector that suits any installation—classroom, lecture hall, auditorium, cafeteria, or really any size venue.

Outdoor Furniture

Kay Park Recreation offers a large selection of park and playground equipment and commercial grade site furnishings, including outdoor tables, grills, benches, trash containers, drinking fountains, planters, umbrellas, bollards, shade canopies, and bike racks. They have a complete line of bleachers and grandstands, as well as some outdoor athletic equipment.

Pool Cleaning

Battery-powered Resort-21™ and Resort-30™ swimming pool vacuums are easy to operate, simple to maintain, and are specifically designed for quick and easy pool cleaning. Sand, leaves, rocks, and even coins are captured in our reusable, high-capacity debris bag. Since 1997. Wholesale only.

Collaborative Tables

Since 1997, SMARTdesks has pioneered the field of collaboration furniture. From active learning to hybrid conferencing, SMARTdesks brings collaborative workspaces to life. All furniture integrates power and data connectivity into the worksurface for optimal technology accessibility. Offering both standard and customizable collaboration furniture options, SMARTdesks enables you to work intelligently.

Pool Access Equipment

School branding shouldn’t stop at pool access equipment. That’s why the Scout Excel Pool Lift from Aqua Creek Products is designed to fit almost any pool profile, and comes in a myriad of custom colors! Built with pride in Montana, all Aqua Creek Pool Lifts are backed by the best warranties in the industry.

PC Master Station Software

Convert a PC into a campus security intercom. Compatible with their IX Series, Aiphone’s IX-SOFT allows features to be controlled directly from a computer. With the intuitive software, it’s simple to identify visitors before unlocking the door, use the interactive map for monitoring, broadcast messages or alerts, and record conversations.

Safety Mats

PIG Grippy Floor Mat, the world’s first adhesive-backed absorbent mat, eliminates trip hazards commonly associated with standard carpeted or rubber-backed floor mats. There’s no shifting or bunching up. Grippy stays flat and tight to most common commercial floor surfaces but peels up easily, so disposal and change-outs are a breeze.

Fire Safety

Ideal for dry and pre-action fire sprinkler systems, the Flood Eliminator prevents flooding from frozen, vandalized, or broken auxiliary drains, minimizing water damage. It works with compressed air and nitrogen systems and requires no power. The self-resetting design enables normal condensation drainage and easily retrofits existing drains without taking down the system. Visit for more information.

Emergency Lighting

The IOTA® ILB2H Emergency Driver offers powerful performance for meeting FEMA shelter-in-place and certain facility emergency lighting specifications that demand 120-minute emergency operation. The ILB2H Emergency Driver delivers a constant power output to ensure shelter-in-place occupants will not experience diminishing light output during a loss of normal power.

SportsArt Fitness

SportsArt’s innovative energy-generating ECO-POWRTM line of cardio equipment is the first in the world of fitness to turn human energy into usable electricity. Using a standard outlet, every workout captures up to 74% of the energy generated and immediately feeds it back into the grid, offsetting electricity consumption and inspiring performance for our shared world.

Bullet-resistant Doors

Overly Door Company, an ISO 9001 Certified Company, is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of bullet-resistant door and window systems and accessories, all of which have been rigorously tested to one or more of the following test standards: UL Standard for Safety 752, or National Institute of Justice Standard 0108.01.

Laptop Kiosks

LaptopsAnytime works with universities’ administrators to create dynamic laptop and tablet dispensing services. Not only are the systems cost efficient, but they are also secure and scalable to handle the demands of public-computing (and even industrial) environments. Because the kiosks can be left unattended, campuses can consider expanding innovative, self-service computing to places which are unstaffed.

Ceiling Array Microphone

The Shure Microflex® Advance™ MXA920 is the premier ceiling array microphone ideal for a variety of applications. It features Automatic Coverage™ technology of up to eight distinct coverage areas plus onboard IntellIMix® DSP to provide echo- and noise-free audio. The MXA920 is available in both square and round form factors.

Next Level Access Control

The latest addition to Viking’s tough and dependable access control products, the X-Series provides HD video with low light sensitivity and a wide viewing angle as well as voice communication for SIP VoIP phone systems and service providers. The X-Series features an on-board relay with settings for access control, activating lights, or triggering door chimes and other relay-activated devices.

Evergreen Telemetry

Evergreen Telemetry’s Wrist Reporter™ displays wireless, real-time results, from as many as ten sensors, simultaneously and continuously! Applications include airflow, room pressure and hydronic testing. Our zero obligation, two-week free field trial is the perfect opportunity to see how this high-productivity system makes TAB and Cx faster, easier, and safer.

Luxury Vinyl Flooring

EDEN EXPRESSIONS Antique Collection combines the beauty and feel of antique wood with durability. Benefits: heat-treated construction for dimensional stability; superior resistance to high traffic with a 40mil ceramic-bead wear layer surface; easy to maintain—doesn’t require special treatments to maintain its appearance; no sealers or finishes to reduce exposure to VOC’s; custom design available.

Athletic Lockers

Superior® Recruiter 2™ wood sport lockers are available ready to ship in stock configurations. These lockers are a high-quality furniture product with durability, functionality and beauty that will enhance any environment. For over 25 years, schools and colleges have made Recruiter lockers the choice for team sport locker rooms. Contact Stephen Troyano at 843-371-4790 or by email at

Campus Security

With 30+ years of experience, we help build safe, efficient, and profitable spaces. From idea to installation, providing specs, logistics, field service, and maintenance American Direct brings you the best in security. From pre-construction and installation to integration, access control, and field service our network of industry partners and national footprint are ready to serve.

Sports Equipment

Since 1985, athletic directors, coaches, facility administrators, and equipment managers have relied on the good sports at Bison, Inc. to provide safe, durable products to fit their unique sports equipment needs. Initially known as an innovative basketball equipment supplier, Bison has added volleyball, soccer, football, and more to its product lineup.

Moisture Measuring Kit

With the Ligno-VersaTec moisture meter, users can select the right measuring mode to fit the job on hand: pin mode, scan mode, or thermo-hygrometer mode. Potential uses include tracking moisture problems with hand probes up to 7″ deep or measuring the humidity in a crawl space with the RH Bluepeg probe. The Ligno-VersaTec can check all moisture problems.

Stair Safety Treads

Stairmaster® Safety Treads are designed for the modernization, restoration, and anti-slip safety of all types of stairs. Stairmaster® is available in a variety of colors and can promote school pride while offering anti-slip safety. Wooster Products has manufactured anti-slip safety and walkway products in the United States since 1921.

Pro-audio Equipment

Hear Technologies’ U.S.-built knob-based cue systems make personal headphone/in-ear monitoring easy and help in studios and stages globally. Ease of use and broad industry presence makes it an easy choice for institutions such as Yale School of Music and Middle Tennessee State University Recording Industry for their hands-on learning spaces.

Fabric Buildings

The ClearSpan Fabric Building has been utilized by universities all over the country for over forty years. These structures feature no internal support posts, making them ideal for athletics, storage, workspace, and more. With industry-leading warranties on the cladding and frame, ClearSpan’s fabric structures are sure to last decades into the future.