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Congratulations are in order!
Board members make
things happen and have an impact on their communities locally and regionally.
Here is a brief update on what aaduna Board members and advisors are up to:
Dr. Walt Aikman, faculty
member at CayugaCommunity
College and natural resources consultant, was recognized on
May 29th by the city of Auburn
during an annual awards program for his efforts toward environmental
preservation and urban forestry. The
city's Historic Resources Review Board presented Dr. Aikman its Award for
Landscape Preservation in a ceremony recognizing National Preservation Month. His award was for his work in preserving the city's urban forestry. Walt was recognized by the HRRB for his role as an environmental advocate, educator and frequent volunteer teaching the public about invasive species or planting trees citywide, Aikman is often among those spearheading these enterprises.
Sean McLeod has been busy for the past
several months in New York City
leading pre-audition workshops centering on his Reinforced Motor Function
Technique, as well as conducting an open audition for the Sean McLeod Dance
Experience, which is the touring/performing arm of Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre
company. Mr. McLeod’s NYC work will
culminate in a two-week New York Dance Festival: Summer Dance Intensive scheduled
to occur in Auburn, NY
from July 14-25 at WestMiddle School on Genesee Street. Nia Rock, aaduna Board of Advisors member
was awarded her MBA from BardCollege after
successfully completing a rigorous and intensive program of study, internships
and self-directed field work. Nia was
feted at a gala June 28th affair attended by family, friends and colleagues hosted
at a private residence on Riverside
Drive in New
York City. Ms.
Rock is a vice president with Sovereign Bank. Congratulations to Walt, Sean and Nia!