Scott Nicholson named ‘Rising Star’ at international conference
Scott Nicholson, associate professor at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool), was honored at the North America Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA) conference with the “Rising Star” award. The recognition is given to the most promising first-year attendee of the conference. NASAGA is a network of professionals from more than 50 countries around the globe who work to improve learning in organizations working on design, implementation and evaluation of games and simulations.
Nicholson is a library scientist and earned a Ph.D. at the University of North Texas. His areas of research include studying the ways in which libraries use recreational gaming activities and exploring what activities are most effective for different user groups and different goals.