HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern State University (NSU) senior and University Columns Head Resident, Ronnie Washington, as well as Stephanie Fair Dyjack, Campus Living Villages' Director of Housing & Residence Education at the NSU campus in Natchitoches, LA, were both recently awarded for major achievements by their respective peer groups.
Washington has been bestowed the highest honor a male student can attain as a student at NSU: the title of "Mr. NSU." Selected for the impact he has made on campus, Washington's involvement in the school community has included a broad array of posts and organizations, including Emerging Leaders Facilitator, Student Ambassador, Students in Free Enterprise, NAACP, Circle K International, Campus Community Committee, Student Activities Board, Freshman Connector Orientation Leader and First Year Involvement Series Facilitator. Washington has served as a Head Resident of University Columns since August 2010 and a Campus Living Villages Resident Assistant for two years. In association with University Place, the University Columns student village is managed by Campus Living Villages through the global company's partnership with NSU.
Dyjack, who earlier this year helped to introduce an accredited Resident Assistant skills training course at NSU with the support of the Dean of Students and the Dean of the Department of Education, has been elected to a two-year term as a representative of the Southeastern Association of Housing Officers (SEAHO), a regional division of the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I). She was nominated and later selected by her fellow members at the Louisiana Association of Housing Officers (LAHO) to represent the state in this position, a role which will be officially recognized in February 2011.
This marks the second time Dyjack has been chosen to serve SEAHO, but the first time as a state representative and in the employment of a privatized housing company. "I am honored to be in this position and looking forward to starting my term. I feel my understanding of both the opportunities and needs of each group will be an important asset to bridging gaps between schools and ultimately better supporting the needs of our students and communities," she says.
According to John Iannuzzo, Vice President of Marketing for Campus Living Villages, "It is always rewarding to see our residents and professionals excel on campus. This is particularly exciting as it showcases the strength of our relationship with NSU."
About Campus Living Villages
Campus Living Villages (CLV) is the national leader in the privatized management and development of on-campus student housing. CLV employs approximately 900 housing professionals and currently manages student housing facilities on or near 47 university campuses totaling more than 32,000 beds in the United States, Australia, England and New Zealand. For more information, visit our website www.clvusa.com.
SOURCE Campus Living Villages