UNCG Campus Weekly

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2013 Student Affairs Staff Awards

052913Feature_StudentAffairsAwardsUNCG’s students find a supportive environment on campus. The staff of Student Affairs is a big part of ensuring that support.

Four staff awards were presented on May 21. The recipients, and some of what was said:

Unsung Hero: Jeff Lail, coordinator for programs, Campus Activities & Programs
Jeff Lail is present at hundreds of events each year. … He has increased CAP visibility, as well as the number of events offered. This year there was a significant increase in the number of programs offered in the evenings and on the weekends. He trains and mentors students, and is known for how well he helps them develop professionally. He stays behind the scenes so that students learn to lead. …

Team Player: Mike Ackerman, assistant director, Outdoor Adventures – Campus Recreation
Mike Ackerman is organized, a good communicator and has earned the respect of professional and student staff. He worked with NSSFP & Undergraduate Admissions to create the Spartan Wilderness Orientation Program and worked with Veteran Services and the Dean of Students office to create a new Veterans’ Rock Climbing Trip.

Partnership Award: Andrew Mails, director – The Wesley Foundation at UNCG
Andrew Mails works tirelessly to educate faculty, staff and students about services. He developed the Spartan Open Pantry and supports Partners Assisting Homeless/Hungry Spartans. He is a motivator and team player at every level, and goes beyond the call of duty to help students….

Student Affairs Employee of the Year: Eric Scott, coordinator for residence life, Housing & Residence Life
Eric Scott is described as patient and creative with solutions… As CRL for the Quad he had to manage demands for tours as well as many other unanticipated challenges associated with the re-opening of these halls. …He mentors student staff. In addition, he initiated and organized “KidFest” to support youth literacy in the Greensboro community.

More information is at http://sa.uncg.edu/about/leadership/staff-development/