Posted on 20 February 2014
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to dedicate the University’s new UMove outdoor fitness court at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. on Monday, February 24, behind the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center, near the intramural fields. A Student Government initiative, the fitness court consists of combination bars and seven resistance stations, including a shoulder press, abdominal toner, chest press, and arm curl, and is open anytime to any one with a valid UM ID. Join keynote speaker Pat Whitely, vice president for Student Affairs, Norman Parsons, director of the Wellness Center, and Bhumi Patel, president of Student Government, in dedicating—and using—the new easy-to-access exercise court. Food and beverages will be offered at the ribbon-cutting, and Sebastian will be available for photos.
Posted on 22 March 2013
Pat Whitely proudly displays the Scott Goodnight Award that she received at NASPA’s annual conference in Orlando.
Pat Whitely, who took the reins as vice president for student affairs at the University of Miami 16 years ago and instituted innovative, new strategies to enhance student life, has been awarded NASPA’s 2013 Scott Goodnight Award for Outstanding Performance as a Dean.
The award is the highest honor bestowed by NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education). Named in honor of the organization’s founding board chair, it is given to a senior student affairs officer “who has demonstrated sustained professional service in student affairs work, high-level competency in administrative skills, innovative response in meeting students’ varied and emerging needs, effectiveness in developing junior staff members, and leadership in community and university affairs.” Read the full story
Posted on 21 February 2013
Pat Whitely, vice president for student affairs at the University of Miami, has been elected chair of the Board of Directors for NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education), bringing to the role more than 30 years of experience in her field.
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Posted on 18 January 2013
University of Miami administrators, student leaders, and employees of Moss & Associates celebrated camaraderie and accomplishment on January 14, gathering at the construction site of UM’s new Student Activities Center to don the popular 2012 game-day T-shirts worn by students during Hurricanes home football games at Sun Life Stadium. Read the full story
Posted on 18 October 2012
Sebastian led the crowd in several ’Canes cheers and students sang out, “It’s great to be a Miami Hurricane.” From left, in Iron Arrow jackets, are Student Government President Nawara Alawa, President Shalala, and Vice President for Student Affairs Pat Whitely.
It adorns everything from letterhead and T-shirts to the helmets worn by the school’s football players. Now the University of Miami’s iconic symbol—the green and orange split U—can be found in one of the most popular locations on campus. Read the full story
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