DeCoster Excellence in Assessment Awarded to Graduate Student Shoemaker

Posted on 11/12/2013 8:33:44 AM

Katie Shoemaker and the DeCoster AwardKatie Shoemaker, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education and graduate assistant-residential sustainability educator for the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining, received the David A. DeCoster Excellence in Assessment Award. The award recognizes an outstanding assessment project completed by a member of the Student Affairs Division.

Shoemaker’s project, titled “Residential Energy Project,” focused on encouraging students to recognize the effects of their actions and connect classroom learning to their residential experiences. The project was assessed using feedback from student organization members and the Residential Energy Project committee, EBI results, and energy consumption data.

The award was presented by Rhonda Luckey, vice president for Student Affairs, at a Student Affairs Division workshop on November 8, 2013, in the PNC Room of the Kovalchick Complex. 

David DeCoster served as vice president for Student Affairs and as a faculty member in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education during his tenure at IUP. 

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