Fred Tugas was honored by the Southern Association for College Student Affairs.

Fred Tugas was honored by the Southern Association for College Student Affairs.

Clemson University Student Affairs master’s degree students won numerous awards at the 66th annual Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA) Conference, held in partnership with the South Carolina College Personnel Association (SCCPA).

Clemson students finished in first and second place in the conference’s case study competition, where they competed against students from programs across 15 states. Christine Pajewski and Suzanne Jasmine won first place, and Kelsey Rock and Chelsea Tirrell won second place.

Fred Tugas was honored by SACSA with the Outstanding Graduate Student Award. The award recognizes a graduate student for their academic achievement, campus involvement and potential for significant contributions to the student affairs profession.

Erin Mayor was selected by the SCCPA to receive the Carol Eden-Epps Outstanding Graduate Student Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions and potential in the field of student affairs by a graduate student.

The SACSA is an independent, regional and generalist association designed for the professional development of practitioners, educators and students engaged in the student affairs profession. SCCPA, a state division of ACPA-College Student Educators International, is committed to providing professional development, networking opportunities, leadership experience, and information on the latest trends and issues in the student affairs field.

The Clemson University Student Affairs Master of Education program is housed in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education’s Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development.