Kit Morse is president of international association

SU's own Kathryn ("Kit") Morse, director of Conference and Event Services (CES), is president of the Association of Collegiate Conference & Events Directors - International (ACCED-I).

Officially taking the reins during ACCED-I's annual conference in Toronto, Morse now presides over an association of more than 500 colleges and universities throughout the world. Most ACCED-I members are located in the United States and Canada, some hail from such countries as Qatar, the United Kingdom and South America as well. The association promotes and advances the collegiate conference and events profession, and sets the industry's standards of excellence.

"When the gavel was passed to me, it was one of the high points of my professional career," said Morse, who previously served as the organization's president-elect.

SU's Department of Conference and Event Services (CES) manages close to 10,000 programs per year in about 53,000 venues.