Nolan-Parker Receives NASPA Region II Mid-Level Student Affairs Professional Award

Kris Nolan-Parker

NASPA, the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession, recognized Kris Nolan-Parker, Associate Dean for Residential Commons at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with the Region II Mid-Level Student Affairs Professional award.

To be honored for this prestigious award, candidates must possess a minimum of five years’ experience as a full-time practitioner in the field of Student Affairs coupled with demonstrated expertise in creating a campus environment that promotes student learning and personal development. Outstanding individual contributions toward innovative and responsive services and programs that address varied and emerging needs of students must also be exhibited.

Sabra-Joi Dingman, Class Dean for Student Success, says that Nolan-Parker is “collaborative, innovative, self-aware, and inspiring–this is what makes them stand out as a transformational leader on the Rensselaer Campus.”

The award will be officially presented to Nolan-Parker in June at the NASPA Region II/III Conference in Washington D.C. “No one succeeds alone; my accomplishments are shared and are only possible because of the unwavering support of Rensselaer community members,” states Nolan-Parker. “There is a talented group of award winners from across the Region II, and I am humbled to be recognized beside them.”

Please join us in congratulating Kris Nolan-Parker for their dedication and passion to the students and Division of Student Life at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.