Crudup Named WSSU Student of the Year
Daniel Crudup, a healthcare management major who graduated from Winston-Salem State University in May, was recently recognized as the WSSU Student of the Year.
The award recognizes an outstanding senior who has demonstrated scholarship, good conduct and service to other WSSU students. Crudup, who maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout his four years at WSSU, served as executive secretary of the Student Government Association, president of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., chair of "Ram Life Magazine" and president of Rams go Green an environmental campus task force. He also served as two-term United Negro College Fund and Toyota Green campus ambassadors. Crudup also served as a resident advisor and worked at Touched by Angels Home Health Care.
While a student, Crudup was actively involved in developing a recycling program in the residence halls and promoting green initiatives using a $500 UNCF grant to support the effort. He presented his research on environmental issues at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference and at the WSSU Scholarship Day in April.