SUNY Fredonia Student of the Month Program
The Student of the Month program began in 2003 to recognize students’ success and dedication in both the classroom and the community. The committee is comprised of administrative employees as well as residence hall directors.
Joanna Kaufmann named
November Student of the Month
FREDONIA, N.Y. — December 5 — Joanna Kaufmann, of Wantagh, N.Y., has been named Student of the Month for November by Residence Life. Joanna was nominated for this award by Katie Meister, Residence Director, because she “is able to excel at everything she puts her mind to” in the building and the campus community.
Joanna, a Resident Assistant of Eisenhower Hall, and President of Applied Communications Association, is a Communications – Public Relations major with a minor in Public Health. Joanna is also the secretary for RAAB, the Resident Assistant Advisory Board. Katie Meister says “I first met Joanna as a member of the Disney Hall Council in the fall of 2011.” Joanna was then hired as a Resident Assistant for Eisenhower Hall where she has been the past two semesters. As a RA she has provided several great programs, winning “Program of the Month” and receiving runner-up on other programs. Joanna currently carries a 2.74 GPA which is continuously on the rise.
Joanna was also the Coordinator of “Fall Sweep 2012”. Meister stated “she was very well organized in planning to ensure that the 500+ participants knew their role to help the community of Fredonia.” Joanna’s a positive attitude and influence to the SUNY Fredonia campus and it ripples out to the Fredonia community. Joanna is also the “Christmas on the Lake” intern this semester as well.
When asked about her favorite things about Fredonia, Joanna wrote “the friendly faces all over campus.” She also added “Fredonia offers endless opportunities and resources to students so they can get involved on campus and prepare themselves for their future careers.” Joanna also stated that Fredonia has become her second home and she would not change her experiences for anything.
Joanna plans on graduating spring of 2014. During her remaining time here she hopes to be able to continue her involvement in all her activities. After graduation her plan, after taking some time to travel and see a little bit of Europe, is to find a career in Hospital Administration.
The Student of the Month program was implemented in 2003 to recognize students who are well-rounded, excel in their academics and contribute positively to the campus and community.
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