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Volunteer Center Coordinator Natalie Magnus Receives National Recognition

March 06, 2017

Natalie Magnus, coordinator for the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action, was recently awarded the national John Sarvey Administrator of the Year Award for outstanding work in her field.

Magnus received award at the national IMPACT conference in St. Louis, Missouri. According to its website, The IMPACT National Conference is historically the largest national gathering of student leaders, administrators, faculty, and nonprofit staff committed to engaging college students in service, activism, politics, advocacy, and other socially responsible work. This annual conference builds on the legacy of the student service and civic engagement movement."

The John Sarvey Administrator of the Year Award honors the life and work of one of the National IMPACT Conference's early founders, John Sarvey. The award recipient exemplifies a commitment to the mission and values of the Impact Conference through significant, continued, and unselfish service and leadership. An ideal candidate's efforts would benefit college students, professionals in the field and community members.

Congratulations to Magnus on the wonderful work she does with our students and for representing UI in great ways.

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