Hamilton College's Campus Activities Board Honored at RegionalConference

The Hamilton College's Campus ActivitiesBoard (CAB) was honored with two awards at the recent National Association forCampus Activities East Coast Fall Conference in Syracuse.

CAB received the Outstanding Multicultural Program Award for its program, "ASecond Night of Women's Music," which featured Ani Di Franco, Catie Curtis, andtwo Hamilton alumnae Jess Klein'95 and Jen Shankman'94. The award is given fora program that demonstrates creativity and innovation and that appeals to adiverse group of students. This year was the second consecutive year that CABhas received an outstanding program award. Last year the group received anaward for its Acoustic Coffeehouse Series.

Raymond Forslund, a Hamilton senior and one of the two co-chairs of CAB, wasalso recognized at the conference. Forslund received one of five OutstandingStudent Leader Awards, which are given to students who have providedoutstanding service to a programming organization on their campus, and who havedemonstrated innovation and creativity in their efforts.

"Regionally, CAB is beginning to be recognized as one of the mostprofessionally run and respected student program boards," said Corey Landstrom,program coordinator of Student Activities. "The awards of the past two yearsillustrate this point."

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a student-run organization responsiblefor the bulk of social programming on the Hamilton campus. Each semester, CABsponsors a variety of events, including comedians, bands, novelty acts andacoustic coffeehouse performers. Most recently, CAB sponsored the Indigo Girlsconcert that was held at the Stanley Performing Arts Center in Utica.

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