Mar 20, 2013
From staff reports
Ohio University Orientation Programs staff received multiple awards for presentations at the Region VII conference of the National Orientation Directors Association held in Toronto in early March.
Undergraduates Tracy Gundy, student coordinator and administrative orientation leader, and Ryan Vollrath, an orientation leader in the College of Arts and Sciences, won “best overall communication” and “best overall presentation” in the undergraduate case study competition. Their case study focused on social programming at orientation and the challenges of diversity and ethics. The duo also presented a session on how OHIO’s values demonstrate the importance of student staff cohesion in successful orientation programs.
The Orientation staff won first place in the “passive program” Idea Marketplace competition for its orientation materials. The OHIO team had an interactive display of the Ohio Experience Book, Relocate Day brochure, Ohio University Parent and Family calendar, and the Orientation Programs bookmark.
Other Orientation staff who gave presentations are the conference were:
Founded in 1976, NODA is an international association of professional college orientation administrators, students, faculty and related organizations.