Carnaghi receives excellence award

Jill Carnaghi, Ph.D., director of campus life and assistant vice chancellor for students, has received the 2004 Excellence in Practice Award from the American College Personnel Association.

Jill Carnaghi
Jill Carnaghi

The award is presented annually to a student affairs practitioner whose designs and program implementations, as well as services for his or her campus, are based on the best national practices in student affairs.

The award was presented at the association’s annual meeting April 1-5.

“I am incredibly honored and very humbled to receive this award,” Carnaghi said. “It recognizes much more than just the work I have done. I would not be able to accomplish much without the support of the wonderful students and colleagues I work with every day.

“Receiving an award like this also takes the help of a very pro-student administration, like we have here. That doesn’t happen everywhere.”

Carnaghi has been at the University since 1997. Her areas of responsibility emphasize co-curricular activities for students. She works closely with staff in the Office of Student Activities, Student Educational Service, event services, Student Life, the Greek life office and the associate dean of students. She also serves as adviser to Student Union.

Carnaghi came to the University from the University of Vermont, where she was director of residential life from 1991-97. She earned a doctorate in higher education administration from Indiana University.

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