College & Community Relations

McCasland receives international leadership award

Submitted on: 04-14-2010

Aims Assistant Director of Student Life Shannon McCasland has been selected as a 2010 International Exemplary Leader by The Chair Academy. The Chair Academy is dedicated to advance academic and administrative leadership for post-secondary institutions globally through training programs and services. Recipients are nominated by colleagues in recognition of their exemplary leadership, their demonstrated best leadership practices, and their commitment to their institutions, their departments, their teams and the students they serve. McCasland was nominated by Aims Student Support Services Director Therese Lask for her "great vision, dedication, and an unlimited enthusiasm for students and higher education," according to the nomination. "It is a great honor to be recognized by my colleagues in higher education," McCasland said. "It is my lifelong pursuit to "grow" the students with whom I work in their personal leadership gifts and I am humbled to be recognized." More information about The Chair Academy is available at

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