The N4A Model Practice Award is given annually to the university or college that displays best practices in its academic programming for student-athletes
68 Student-Athletes earned their NC State degrees Saturday
381 student athletes who earned a semester grade point average of 3.0 or higher during Spring 2011 and/or Fall 2011
Carrie Leger reassumed her duties as Director of the Academic Support Program for Student Athletes at NC State in 2011, a position she previously held for two years from 2008-10.
Also currently an Associate Director of Athletics for Academics, Leger will continue as the sport administrator for Wolfpack gymnastics.
Leger spent the 2010-11 campaign as an Associate AD with emphasis for athletics regarding all academic issues, student services, and sports medicine.
Other responsibilities included Case Academic Center, academic data planning, and former student-athlete graduation planning.
After spending 2007-08 with the NCAA, she returned to NC State in August 2008 as the Director of Academic Support Program for Student Athletes.
During her time with the NCAA, she served as an Associate Director for Membership Services, focusing primarily on implementation of Division I academic reform efforts, academic outreach, and the management of partnerships to various academic associations, including the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) and the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletes (N4A).
Leger was an ASPSA staff member from August 2001-May 2007. During her six years with the program, she served in several different roles, most recently as the Associate Director of ASPSA.
Prior to joining the NC State staff, Carrie spent four years as the Director of Academic Progress and Life Skills Development at Elon University where she also earned her Masters degree in business administration.
A native of Vernon, Conn., Carrie earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Towson University and participated on the gymnastic team. She qualified for NCAA's gymnastic tournament in 1993 and served as a team captain her junior year.