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Hanna Williams honored as 2017-18

NEAC Female SAAC Member of the Year

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. — The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Penn College’s Hanna Williams as the 2017-18 Female Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Member of the Year. Williams joins Keuka College’s Dakota Skinner who was recognized as the NEAC Male SAAC Member of the Year earlier this year.

Phillip Swank named director of Grants

and Sponsored Programs at MU

MANSFIELD — Phillip Swank has been named director of Grants and Sponsored Programs at Mansfield University.

In this position, Swank will work toward increasing MU’s external funding sources, providing leadership in the pursuit of grants and oversight of sponsored programs in alignment with Mansfield’s mission and strategic plan.

He comes to Mansfield from Misericordia University, where he served as Government Relations manager since 2015. Prior to that, Swank was executive director the Endless Mountains Heritage Region, Inc. for nine years.

Swank holds a master’s degree in public administration from Marywood University and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and theology from King’s College.