UAB members honored at regional conference


HAYS, Kan. – Sixteen representatives from Fort Hays State University’s University Activities Board recently attended the National Association for Campus Activities Central Regional Conference in Oklahoma City.

FHSU’s UAB delegation competed in the largest division classification at the conference and received numerous awards for their submissions:

Best Multi-Color Poster Flyer Event for “Ripe Concert Poster.”

Popular Choice Publicity Campaign Award for “Guardians of the AfterDark.”

Best Community Program Award for FHSU’s Tree Lighting Ceremony.

In addition, UAB advisor Jacob Ternes received the NACA Central Outstanding New Professional Award. UAB graduate assistant Zackary Shinkle, Haysville, won the NACA Central Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award. The FHSU delegation was also named the Best On-Site Delegation by the Regional Conference Planning Committee.

Twenty-nine schools from eight different states attended the conference, where they were able to watch more than 50 live performances by comedians, hypnotists, mentalists, lecturers, spoken word poets and other variety acts.

NACA is a recognized leader in higher education for providing knowledge, ideas and resources to promote student learning through engagement in campus life. The organization provides members with opportunities in student and professional leadership development, program planning, concert management and diversity.

UAB is the programming organization for the FHSU student body, and it sponsors a wide variety of entertainment, programs and events to encourage campus involvement.


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