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Florida State representatives honored with two awards at ACPA 2015

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This past week graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni from the Higher Education program, the FSU Division of Student AffairsThe Center for Leadership and Social Change, and the Hardee Center represented Florida State University and the College of Education at the 2015 American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Convention in Tampa.

The ACPA 2015 Tampa Annual Convention provides a space for collaboration, learning, and professional growth in the changing higher education landscape. It is a great place to establish and renew professional networks and friendships across the nation.

Each year, ACPA presents a range of awards to individuals whose efforts and contributions advance the goals of ACPA and their profession. This year, Florida State University representatives received two awards.

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Danielle Morgan Acosta

The ACPA Collaborative Excellence Award for On-Going Partnership was awarded to the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies for their collaborative work with the Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies and The Center for Leadership and Social Change. Dr. Kathy Guthrie, associate professor of Higher Education and coordinator of the Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies, accepted the award on behalf of the two.

Danielle Morgan Acosta, a doctoral student in Higher Education and interim director of the Student Government Association, received the Annuit Coeptis Award for Emerging Professionals. This award honors five emerging professionals at a dinner where there can be wide-ranging discussion and exchange about professional issues.

The 2016 ACPA Convention will take place in Montreal, Canada.

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