Summer Session team earns awards for work

From left: Summer Session Director Monica Parikh, Marketing and Communications Manager Jennifer Gallacher, and Business and Operations Manager Nicole Madrigal. 

UC Santa Cruz Summer Session recently won five awards at the 2018 North American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS) conference held in Portland, Oregon.

“These awards reflect the ingenuity, innovativeness, and student-centric vision of our team,” Director of Summer Session Monica Parikh said. “National recognition is a powerful motivation to prepare for an awesome Summer 2019!”

Summer Session won:

  • “Creative and Innovative Award: Administrative” for their Summer Session Staff/Faculty Reduced Fee Program
  • “Creative and Innovative Award: Marketing - Overall Plan” for their Summer Academy programs.
  • “Creative and Innovative Award: Marketing - Single Idea” for their Be a Summer Slug! flyer
  • “Western Region - Program Award - Best Administrative Program” for their Summer Instructors’ Guide
  • “Western Region - Print Media Award - Most Innovative Printed Promotional Item” for their Stay for Summer dad hat

For students who like to plan ahead, the 2019 Summer Session courses will be available at starting Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.