October 16, 2013

Erica Even, Student Assistant

VSU's Amanda King-Spezzo Wins 2013 GoVIEW Collaborative Administrator Award

Amanda King-Spezzo

VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University's Amanda King-Spezzo received the 2013 GoVIEW Collaborative Administrator Award at the October Collaborative Program Services' User Group Meeting in Athens.

King-Spezzo is the assistant director for Instructional Technology Systems and eLearning at VSU. This will be her fifth year as VSU's primary GoVIEW administrator.

The award was presented to King-Spezzo in recognition of her outstanding service and support as a collaborative administrator for the USG collaborative Desire2Learn learning management system called the Georgia Online Virtual Instruction Enterprise Wide (GoVIEW).

"I am extremely honored to be selected as the 2013 GoVIEW Collaborative Administrator," King-Spezzo said. "Supporting faculty and student use in the collaborative learning environment and engaging with the USG staff and partners at other institutions has been a stimulating and worthwhile endeavor."

She was selected for this award by the University System of Georgia's (USG) central organization for technology-based services.

Contact Amanda King-Spezzo at ajking@valdosta.edu for more information.

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