Becky Brackin, director of community relations since 2009, was named director of ASU’s Office of Communications and Marketing, effective July 2. She replaces Preston Lewis, who held the post from 1999 to his recent retirement.
Dr. Heather Braden of the ASU physical therapy faculty received the inaugural Best Manuscript of the Year Award for 2013 from the Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy, a publication of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She received a plaque and will be recognized at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting next spring in Indianapolis.
Sean Motl received ASU’s 2014 Presidential Award as the top graduate in his class, while five other ASU undergraduate students were selected as 2014 Distinguished Students from their respective academic colleges.