MURP student Eric Agar has received the 2012 Graduate Students Association Jeffrey L. Hanson Distinguished Service Award.
Eric served as the GSA Director of the Sustainable Resource Center for the 2011-2012 academic year. His commitment to sustainability has been unparalleled. He has helped provide bicycles that graduate and professional students can rent; helped expand the Community Supported Agriculture program; provided support for the Leaders in Sustainability Graduate Certificate Program; helped pilot a composting program at Weyburn Terrace; and encouraged graduate and professional students interested in sustainability to meet and collaborate through organizing mixers.
The purpose of the GSA Jeffrey L. Hanson Distinguished Service Award is to acknowledge those individuals who have served the Graduate Students Association and represented the interests and concerns of graduate and professional students at UCLA during each academic year. The Award is named after Jeffrey L. Hanson, GSA Vice President-Internal Affairs 1989-90, as a memorial for his service and dedication to the GSA.