Call for Nominations
This award, begun in 2006, honors Professor Emeritus Dr. Ron Lunardini, who taught in the department for 17 years and served as chairperson for eight. The award is presented to an alumnus/alumna of the SAHE Department who has been a student affairs professional for at least five years and whose practice significantly reflects the standards and values of the SAHE Department, which may include any of the following:
2016 — Courtney Baum ('00)2015 — TiRease Holmes (’02)2014 — Jennifer Ferrell (’05) 2013 — Virginia Koch (’86)2012 — Rhonda Gifford (’93)2011 — Colleen Ruefle (’89)2010 — Julie Elkins (’85)2009 — Kevin W. Bailey (’90)2008 — Becky L. Verzinski (’94)2007 — Pete Groenendyk (’94)2006 — Bob Gatti (’78)
Individuals may nominate themselves or another individual. All nominees must be current student affairs professionals and alumni of the SAHE Department for at least five years. Nominators need not be SAHE alumni or current student affairs professionals. Nomination materials shall include:
A committee comprised of an alumnus or alumna as well as current SAHE faculty members and students shall review all nominations and select one as the recipient for the Distinguished Alumni Award. Announcements of the selection will be made prior to the ACPA and NASPA annual conventions, where the award will officially be presented, if possible.
Questions about the award or the selection process can be directed to John Mueller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nomination materials are due February 1, 2016. They can be sent via fax, U.S. mail, or e-mail to:
John A. Mueller, Ed.D..Stouffer Hall, Room 2061175 Maple StreetIndiana, PA 15705-1058
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