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OISE professor Stephanie Waterman receives ACPA Senior Scholar Award

By Kaitlyn Balkovec  

March 14, 2018

Waterman receives ACPA award

OISE’s Dr. Stephanie Waterman recently accepted the 2018 Senior Scholar Award from the American College Personnel Association. She stands with fellow award winner Symphony Oxendine, who received the Presidential Citation Award. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Stephanie Waterman)

Congratulations to OISE Associate Professor Dr. Stephanie Waterman for winning the 2018 Senior Scholar Award from the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

This award recognizes senior members of their profession who have made exemplary and sustained contributions to ACPA’s mission of generating and disseminating knowledge and who have committed to further advance research and theory.

"I am especially humbled that my colleagues nominated me,” said Dr. Waterman. “They felt I deserved it, and that means a great deal to me. My special interest group, the Native Aboriginal and Indigenous Network, also awarded me the Danielle Terrance Courage Award. I am thankful and strive to live up to their expectations." 

View the ACPA awards page and full list of recipients

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Dr. Stephanie J. Waterman, Onondaga, Turtle Clan, is an Associate Professor at OISE, the University of Toronto and coordinates the Student Development/Student Services in Higher Education program. Her research interests are First Nations/Native American college experiences, First Nations/Native American Student Affairs units, the role staff play in student retention, Indigenous methodologies/pedagogy, college transition, and critical race theories.