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NACAS Foundation Announces Campus Care Grant

The NACAS Foundation, a non-profit corporation that promotes the auxiliary services profession through NACAS, announced today they have awarded the 2019 Mereese Ladson Diversity Scholarship to:

- Reggie Love, Director of Business Services, Coppin State University
- Esmeralda Valdez, Executive Director of University Services, University of Houston
- Tricia Ejima-Zane, Director of Bookstores, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
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NACAS Foundation Announces 2019 Mereese Ladson Scholarship Recipients

The NACAS Foundation, a non-profit corporation that promotes the auxiliary services profession through NACAS, announced today they have awarded the 2019 Mereese Ladson Diversity Scholarship to:

- Reggie Love, Director of Business Services, Coppin State University
- Esmeralda Valdez, Executive Director of University Services, University of Houston
- Tricia Ejima-Zane, Director of Bookstores, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
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NACAS CEO, Kelsey Harmon Finn, Discusses Airports in the Higher Ed Space

Tune into NACAS CEO Kelsey Harmon Finn's podcast (Episode 12) about airports in the higher education space.  Learn More

NACAS Inaugurates Carlos Garcia, CASP, as President and Installs the New 2019 Board Members

NACAS, the largest auxiliary and ancillary services support organization serving higher education, installed Carlos Garcia, CASP; Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success and Auxiliary Services at University of Colorado - Colorado Springs; as President of the NACAS Board of Directors. Several new members were also added to the board at the C3X 2018 Annual Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida. Learn More

Bill Redwine named 2018 winner of Newton Award

NACAS is proud to announce the 2018 winner of the Robert F. Newton Award for Distinguished Service, Bill Redwine, Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary Services at Morehead State University. Redwine is now retired. The award was given at the C3X 2018 Annual Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida. Learn More

Tap the NACAS Marketplace to get business done with ease

After months of planning, building and testing, the NACAS Marketplace was launched in early June 2018. A new suite of resources created for NACAS members and business partners, the Marketplace will function to help auxiliary services professionals inform decisions, assist operations, and source the best solutions to elevate business on college and university campuses. Learn More

Manny Cunard, Former NACAS Executive Director, Passed Away

Manny Cunard, NACAS Executive Director from 1993-2001, passed away March 28, 2018. Cunard spent five decades dedicated to enriching the campus experience.

“Manny was a great friend, both to the association and to the campus services industry as a whole. His legacy of championing students and standing out as a thought leader in auxiliary services will carry on for years to come,” said NACAS CEO Kelsey Harmon Finn. Learn More

NACAS Foundation Announces 2018 Mereese Ladson Scholarship Recipients

NACAS Foundation, a non-profit corporation that promotes the auxiliary services profession through NACAS, announced today they have awarded the 2018 Mereese Ladson Diversity Scholarship to:

- Ana Alvarez, CASP, executive director of auxiliary services at the University of Miami; and
- Katia Zakhem Nakhle, director of auxiliary services at the American University of Beirut; and
- Melvine Walker, director of marketing/communications for Auxiliary Services for Old Dominion University.
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William Ballard, CASP, and Ronald Martel named 2017 winners of Newton Award

For the first time since the award’s creation, NACAS named two winners of The Robert F. Newton Award for Distinguished Service at the C3X 2017 Annual Conference and Expo in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The recipients were Ronald Martel, Vice President for Student Affairs at Johnson & Wales University; and William P. Ballard, CASP, Associate Vice President for Administration and Facilities Services at the University of Vermont. Ballard is now retired. Learn More

NACAS Inaugurates David P. Wahr, CASP, as President and Installs the New 2018 Board Members

NACAS, the largest auxiliary and ancillary services support organization serving higher education, installed David P. Wahr, CASP of Owens Community College, as President, and added several new members to its board at the C3X 2017 Annual Conference & Expo in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Learn More