UT Martin claims two awards at residence hall conference
Posted: Thursday, March 5, 2009 12:59 pm
The Messenger 03.05.09
The University of Tennessee at Martin was recently recognized as School of the Year at the 2009 Tennessee Association of Residence Halls Leadership Conference.
Ryan Martin, assistant director of housing, also was named state Advisor of the Year.
Schools in attendance at the recent conference hosted by UT Martin were Belmont University, East Tennessee State University, Fisk University, the University of Memphis, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Maryville College, Tennessee Technological University and UT Martin. A total of 106 delegates attended.
Conference activities included programs and discussions on recycling and conservation, health, interview skills and career options and residence hall activities and events.
Several social events rounded out the conference weekend programming.
Martin began at UT Martin as a resident assistant while an undergraduate student in 1999. He worked in a variety of leadership roles in the residence halls and in the central housing office. In 2005, he joined the housing staff as the interim assistant director and, in 2007, was appointed permanently to the position.
Martin has served in a variety of other roles as the Tennessee Association of College and University Housing Officers conference chair and, most recently, as the state advisor for the student-led group of the Tennessee Association of Residence Halls.
For more information about UT Martin residence halls, call the Office of Student Housing at (731) 881-7730.
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