Three NDSU Residence Life staff members were recognized at the Upper Midwest Region – Association of College and University Housing Officers regional conference in Topeka, Kan.
Tim McCue, Living Learning Center hall director, received the Commitment to Social Justice Award. Nominated by several colleagues and co-workers, McCue was selected based on his personal involvement and efforts to educate others in a number of diverse areas, including civic engagement, accessibility, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual issues.
Chas Lietaert, Pavek Hall director, received an award for Best Article in the association’s Perspectives Magazine. His article, “How the Hall Director Stole Christmas,” explored matters of privilege and culture with regard to common area decorations during the winter holiday season.
Casey Peterson, associate director of Residence Life Staffing, was elected secretary of the Upper Midwest Region – Association of College and University Housing Officers. He will serve a two-year term.