Coy receives national fraternity award

Tom Coy, assistant director of Student Life
Tom Coy, assistant director of Student Life
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Tom Coy, assistant director of Student Life, is the recipient of Alpha Sigma Alpha’s Outstanding Fraternity/Sorority Advisor Award for his service to the fraternal community at Grand Valley.

The national award was created in 2010 to recognize a campus professional who serves as a role model for students and has made an outstanding contribution to Greek life. Alpha Sigma Alpha has more than 70,000 members nationally.

“Under Tom’s leadership, student membership in the community has grown tremendously, members excel academically, and Grand Valley chapters routinely earn national awards,” said Michelle Burke, associate director of Student Life. “I’m so pleased Tom is receiving the national recognition he deserves for his outstanding work with the fraternity/sorority community at Grand Valley.”

Coy has previously served as the director of Student Life at Penn State University, assistant dean of students at the University of North Texas and as Greek Life coordinator at Wright State University in Ohio. Coy earned a master’s degree from Wright State University and a bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley. He is a member of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity.