William and Mary Digest May 29

William and Mary Digest May 29

Aceto Award honors Roche’s efforts for the greater good

Gene Roche, for his years of efforts in myriad areas, was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Shirley Aceto Award.

The Aceto Award is presented annually to a member of the instructional or professional faculty who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to excellence in service to the campus community. Roche, currently executive professor of higher education, will receive the honor at a reception June 12.

“The two themes that have defined my work have been helping adults engage in lifelong learning and finding ways to use technology more effectively,” Roche said.

For 15 years, Roche served as IT director of...