NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education recognized three University of South Carolina programs and a former associate vice president for excellence and impact in the field.
The annual NASPA Excellence Awards honor “exceptional programs, innovative services and effective administration” at colleges and universities across the United States. Three Student Affairs and Academic Support programs won Excellence Awards.
University 101 Programs' peer leadership program won a Gold Excellence Award in the Student Union, Student Activities, Greek Life, Leadership and related category.
Beyond The Classroom Matters won a Gold Excellence Award in the Administrative, Assessment, Information Technology, Fundraising, Professional Development, and related category.
Student Health Services won a Silver Excellence Award in the Student Health, Wellness, Counseling, and related category for their Mental Health Matters campaign.
NASPA also honored a staff member for his commitment and contributions to the student affairs profession.
Jerry Brewer won the 2018 AVP/Senior Level Student Affairs Professional Award. Brewer, who previously served as associate vice president for student life, transitioned to a new role in January. He now serves as executive director of strategic initiatives and development for Student Affairs and Academic Support.