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Director of University Housing received award

Gerard J. Kowalski, executive director of University Housing, is the 2016 recipient of the Parthenon Award from the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International.

The award recognizes outstanding collegiate housing professionals for their service, leadership, achievement and contributions to the housing field.

Nominees are submitted by their colleagues and must have at least 10 years of service in housing, residence life or an affiliated field, have at least five years of service at the regional or international level with ACUHO-I and have demonstrated an impact on the campus housing profession.

Kowalski’s 10 years of service to UGA have been characterized by his commitment to student learning and development, professionalism and passion for staff development and continued education. ACUHO-I, a foundation with a 65-year history, serves to advance the campus housing profession in service of students through the cultivation of knowledge to transform it into meaningful content expertise that guides the global campus housing profession.