UNT's Orientation & Eagle Camp team soared to success, clinching top honors and recognition for their innovative programming and outstanding student leadership.

At this year's NODA Region IV Conference, UNT's Orientation & Eagle Camp team left a lasting impression.

Throughout the two-day event, the team showcased UNT's orientation programming and events with three engaging presentations. Additionally, they participated in the Returning Student Leader Institute, broadening their knowledge and skills.

Their hard work paid off. The UNT student orientation team excelled in the case study competitions, winning all four awards for best presentation, creative solution, communication, and best overall performance. 

The Orientation and Transition Programs (OTP) office earned recognition for its outstanding contributions to student transition experiences, including initiatives Scrappy’s Taxi and Class Schedule Tours.

Individually, UNT Senior Chris Bills, the orientation team lead, was honored with the Outstanding Student Leader award, while Shaun Holloway, OTP's orientation and new student programs coordinator , received the Outstanding New OTR Professional award.

UNT's representation at the NODA Region IV Conference exemplified the university's commitment to providing exceptional orientation and transition experiences for all students. Through their innovative programs,  leadership, and dedication to excellence, the UNT team continues to set a high standard for student support and engagement.

NODA is an international association comprised of professional administrators, students, faculty, and related organizations. The organization works to create a community of practice that defines and enriches the fields of orientation, transition, and retention. NODA Region IV includes colleges and universities in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas.

Learn more about Orientation and Transition Programs within the Division of Student Affairs.