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Brandy S. Propst named outstanding new professional in her field

Photo of Brandy S. PropstBrandy S. Propst has received the William Leftwich Award for Outstanding New Professional for Region III of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). The Leftwich Award recognizes a new professional from each region within the first 3 years of their position for performing all aspects of their job in an exemplary manner and for their contributions to NASPA as well as their employer institution within the field of students affairs.

She was recognized for the award during the 2015 NASPA Annual Conference in New Orleans.

Propst currently serves as the Region III Coordinator for the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP), Alumni Committee Chair for the NUFP Advisory Board and a member of the Center for Women Board for NASPA. At UNCG, she serves as the Coordinator of Academic Foundations & Mentoring in the Students First Office, where she coordinates the Foundations for Learning (FFL) first-year seminar program and assists with implementing various retention and student success initiatives.

Prior to working in the Students First Office, she was a graduate assistant in New Student & Spartan Family Programs from 2010-2011 and worked as an admissions specialist in the Graduate School from 2008-10 at UNCG.

She is an alumna of UNCG. She obtained her B.A. in Sociology & African-American Studies in 2007 and her master’s of education in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education in 2012.