Dr. Rassoul Dastmozd, President/CEO of Saint Paul College, is the 2017 Pacesetter recipient in District 5 of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR). District 5 encompasses the community, technical and junior colleges in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, the Canadian province of Manitoba, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) presents an annual Pacesetter Award in each of its seven districts to a community college chief executive who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to marketing and communications at his or her college, and who has demonstrated strong personal leadership in the institution's community outreach endeavors. It is one of the most prestigious honors given by NCMPR.
The award will be presented during the NCMPR District 5 & 3 conference taking place October 1-3, 2017, in Davenport, IA.
As the District 5 recipient, President Dastmozd will become one of seven finalists for the national Pacesetter Award that will be presented in March 2018 at NCMPR's national conference in Las Vegas, NV.