School of Education affiliated faculty member and alumna Martha Glass and current doctoral candidate Nicole J. Johnson were selected for the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Diamond Honoree Class of 2022. Glass and Johnson will receive this honor at an awards ceremony in St. Louis, Missouri, on March 8 during the ACPA—College Student Educators International Annual Convention.

Glass, who received a master's degree and doctorate from Virginia Tech, serves Student Affairs as the assistant vice president for administration. She works with leaders in communications, human resources, information technology, and assessment and professional development. She is an affiliated faculty member in Higher Education, where she created and taught a two-course sequence in assessment for many years. In her more than 20-year career in higher education, Glass has led efforts in assessment, professional development, health education, and sexual assault and violence prevention.

Johnson is the dean of students at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. While at Goucher, she served in several roles and critical committees to help identify college and systemic barriers to students’ success, remove them, and help students curate and navigate their college experience. Throughout her career, Johnson has held positions at Elizabeth City State University, Virginia Tech, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Albany Law School in various functional areas.

Founded in 1924, ACPA is an internationally recognized association for student affairs and higher education professionals. For more information, visit the ACPA Diamond Honoree website

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