Gary Van Zinderen, Frostburg State University's director of student activities, has been named first runner up to Campus Event Planner of the Year/Award for Excellence, sponsored by Power Performers: High-Impact Speakers and Entertainers and Campus Event Planners Magazine.
Power Performers is a promotions company that provides speakers and entertainers to venues. Van Zinderen was nominated for the award by someone who had performed at FSU. His award was in the "Best Connection to Students" category.
Van Zinderen has been at FSU since 2001, following similar positions at Ithaca College in New York and Johns Hopkins University.