Elaine Walsh, UAP Professor and Director of the Public Service Scholar Program, was honored today as a “Woman of Distinction” by the New York State Senate. She was selected for the award by 28th District Senator Liz Krueger for her history as “a passionate and dedicated advocate in her community.” Citing her work with local organizations, her work in academia, and her career as a social worker, the award lauds both her professional accomplishments and her “selfless volunteerism.” Read the full award text here.