February 2015 Accolades

Accolades celebrates the professional achievements of George Mason University’s faculty and staff. The deadline for submissions for the March column is Feb. 23. Send submissions to univnews@gmu.edu.

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University Life

Lori Cohen Scher, University Life, Arlington, was nominated for the AGAPSS Excellence in Graduate and Professional Student Services Award. The award is presented annually by NASPA—Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Elaine Viccora and Cait Woods, Wellness, Alcohol, and Violence Education and Services, served on the Recovery on Campus: The “Not So” Impossible Dream panel at the NASPA Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Conference in National Harbor, Md., on Jan. 12, 2015. The pair discussed WAVES’ systematic efforts to reach out to and support students in recovery from substance use disorders.

Christine Y. Cruzvergara, University Career Services, won the 2015 ACPA Innovation Award from the ACPA Directorate of the Commission for Career Services for her service to George Mason University and its students, as well as her exemplary continuing contributions to the profession.

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