McNeese State University’s Lacie Wentzel, director of the McNeese Recreation Complex, was named Rising Professional of the Year at the Louisiana Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators (LACUSPA) Conference recently.
The award is given to a deserving recipient that demonstrates outstanding achievement in promoting the ideals and principles of LACUSPA. Nominated professionals showcase dedication and excellence to the field in areas including, but not limited to, work with student development, service for their university, continued self-improvement, active participation in professional organization(s), collaboration efforts, innovation or advising accomplishments. LACUSPA represents the over 30 higher education institutions in Louisiana eligible for membership in the association. Individual members include student affairs practitioners and faculty throughout the state.