News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Joanne Goldwater, associate dean for retention and student success, is the 2019 recipient of the James C. Grimm Leadership and Service Award, a major award from the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I). 

The James C. Grimm Leadership and Service Award is one of several awards honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to ACUHO-I and the campus housing profession. James C. Grimm was an was administrator and director of housing at the University of Florida, where he worked for 23 years, and was a consultant for university housing throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. He was past president of the ACUHO-I.

Goldwater was previously recognized by ACUHO-I with the Herstory Award in 2003 and a Parthenon Award in 2011. She is a recipient of numerous awards from MACUHO (Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers), including the Anne Webster New Professional Award, Outstanding Service Award, Distinguished Service Award, and in 2015, the region named its newest award in her honor: the Joanne Goldwater Distinguished Senior Housing Professional Award.

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