SBU Receives Three Awards From National Association Of College And University Residence Halls (NACURH)
Residence Hall Association and the Gina M. Vanacore Chapter recognized
STONY BROOK, NY, July 8, 2009 – Stony Brook University’s Residence Hall Association and the SBU Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary received three awards from the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) at an annual conference at the University of Arizona. SBU awardees include Melissa Mastrogiovanni, Residence Hall Association Advisor, who received the “Valerie Averill Advisor of the Year” award; Craig McCarthy, RHA President and National Communications Coordinator, who received the “On-Campus Marketing National Communication Coordinator of the Year” award; and the Gina M. Vanacore Chapter, who received the NRHH “Chapter of the Year” award.
The Stony Brook University Residence Hall Association (RHA) represents over 8,000 undergraduate students who live on the Stony Brook campus. The National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) is a national leadership honor society that represents the top 1% of all residential student leaders. These “sister” organizations are part of a national system, known as the Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH), which represents over 400 colleges and universities from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and Qatar.