FHSU graduate student recognized as National Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year


HAYS, Kan. – Amy Gildemeister, a Fort Hays State University graduate assistant for sexual assault prevention and student conduct in the Office of Transition and Student Conduct, was recently announced as the 2018 National Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year.

Gildemeister, a Goodland High School graduate, is majoring in education.

The award was given by the American College Personnel Association: College Student Educators International – Commission on Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience. It is presented to a full-time graduate student or graduate assistant studying at the master’s or doctoral level.

The ACPA Commission for Admissions, Orientation and First-Year Experience, according to its website, provides resources for scholarship, recognition and networking for all association members whose work is engaged in the management of student enrollment and adjustment.

The award will be presented at the ACPA Annual Convention in Houston from March 11 through March 13.

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