ISU Meridian Health Science Center

ISU-Meridianís Ali Crane honored for exemplary service by national organizaton

Ali Crane

Nov. 9, 2009

Ali Crane, enrollment and student services director at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, has been honored for exemplary service by the Pacific American Association of College Registrars and Admission Officers or PACRAO.

Crane was recognized at the 83rd annual PACRAO Conference in Newport Beach, Calif., in early November. PACRAO created the award this year to honor exceptional members whoíve belonged to the organization five years or less.

A former recruiter on main campus, Crane moved to the Treasure Valley in 2001 to continue recruitment and enrollment responsibilities for ISU. She has been actively involved with PACRAO since 2004, serving on numerous committees.

PACRAO has more than 1,500 members representing approximately 400 institutions from Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington, the territory of Guam and provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.


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