HUB Director Awarded For Dedication To Penn State

Mary Edgington, senior director of the HUB, received the Edgar A. Whiting Award from the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) for her dedication to Penn State.

The award is given to a longtime college union or student activities professional who has consistently exceeded expectations in his or her role within the ACUI and service to the institution.

Founded in 1914, the ACUI is a nonprofit organization focused on bring together professionals in the fields of college unions and student activities. 

“I have volunteered with this organization for over 30 years, and it is a wonderful community of fine colleagues who have challenged and inspired me over the years and have helped me grow and develop and learn new things every day that I have been able to bring back to my home institution to provide better programs and services for our students,” Edgington said in a release

Hoping to inspire others, Edgington wants people “to give back to their professional associations of choice, to volunteer, to get involved, to give back, and to pay it forward.”

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Mackenzie Cullen

Sadly, Mackenzie graduated from Penn State in 2022. She majored in English and served as one of Onward State's associate editors. You can keep up with her life and send compliments to @MackenzieC__ on Twitter.

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