NMU received the 2011 ACUTA Award for Institutional Excellence in Information Communications Technology among mid-size institutions for its WiMAX network. ACUTA is the association for information communications technology professionals in higher education. Its goal is to recognize vision and technological leadership in the creative use of information communications technology to support teaching, research, decision-making and service delivery. The award was presented at the ACUTA awards luncheon on April 5 during the 40th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla.
Julie Rochester (HPER) received the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Golden Pinnacle Award on March 11 during the GLATA Winter Meeting held in Minneapolis. Nominees must be active members of the GLATA for at least 15 years, served in a leadership capacity for the organization for at least five years and exhibited exemplary leadership in their service role, advancing the mission and goals of the GLATA and the profession of athletic training. Rochester was recently elected as the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) District 4 Director.
The following Admissions staff members attended the annual conference of the Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC) in Lansing : Gerri Daniels, Paul Johnston, Dena Russell, Nichole Veirs, Chrissy Carr and Alana Stuart. Russell was elected to the MACAC Executive Board for a two-year term as higher education member-at-large.
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