的 University of the Ozarks 校友 Association Board of Directors has decided to name one of its most prestigious student grants in memory of 乔锄, the University’s beloved long-time dean of students.
At its annual winter meeting on Feb.22, the board voted to establish the 乔锄 Student Involvement Grant. Formerly known as the 校友 Connections Student Involvement Grant, it is awarded for projects and initiatives that enrich connections between alumni and current students.
何, who died in August at the age of 71, served as dean of students at Ozarks for 29 years, until his retirement in 2014. 的 former college All-American football player also taught fitness and weight training classes at Ozarks for many years.
“的 校友 Board members wanted a way to recognize 乔锄 and the positive impact he left on so many students at Ozarks,” said Justin McCormick, associate director of alumni engagement. “在他的荣誉, the board felt that by renaming a pre-existing grant serving student involvement would capture this dedication and allow students for generations to continue to work toward the legacy he left at Ozarks.”