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Professor Jenny Lee

Nov. 3, 2020

Professor Jenny Lee was interviewed for this Education Dive story on how President-Elect Joe Biden's immigration proposals may affect international students.

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HED Master's students reunited!

Oct. 30, 2020

Two students have been reunited because of our program!! HED Master’s students, Selena Velasquez (first year) and Aileen Cerrillos (second year), had been friends who attended the same middle school in Visalia, California but had lost touch. During the New Student Orientation this past August, Aileen was one of the panelists and Selena realized she was her long lost friend from middle school!

Aileen is the Graduate...

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Building a Bridge to STEM Degrees for Transfer Students

Oct. 29, 2020

Just under $5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation is now supporting scholarships for transfer students seeking STEM degrees at the UA, and providing training for faculty and peer mentors as students transfer from Pima Community College to the UA. Regina Deil-Amen, professor of Higher Education in the UA College of...

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Jenny Lee has given numerous webinars on her latest scholarship over the summer

Oct. 29, 2020

Jenny Lee has given numerous webinars on her latest scholarship over the summer, including for Oxford UniversityACEthe Committee of 100, ...

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Associate Professor Nolan Cabrera was featured on CNET

Sept. 3, 2020

Associate Professor Nolan Cabrera was featured on CNET about how to decide if a social media campaign is worth participating in and to make sure your participation...

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Professor Judy Marquez Kiyama

Sept. 3, 2020

Welcome! Professor Judy Marquez Kiyama joined our Center for the Study of Higher Education and also serves as the university’s associate vice provost for faculty development, increasing institutional capacity among faculty to excel in our Hispanic Serving...

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Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 40 under 40 honorees

Sept. 3, 2020

Three of our students and alumni were named Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 40 under 40 honorees and will be celebrated in December:

Cassandra Peel ’19
Lysette Davi ’15, also a current student in the higher education doctoral program
Charlinda Haudley, a current student in the higher education doctoral...

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Doctoral student Marisol Quiroz was appointed as director of C.A.T.S. Academics

Sept. 3, 2020

Doctoral student Marisol Quiroz was appointed as director of C.A.T.S. Academics, a student success and retention program that provides customized services to student-athletes to help them achieve academic success. Not only was she named director, she also will serve as assistant athletic director and is responsible for leading...

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Chief Academic Officer and Vice President of Learning Angela Gunder

Sept. 3, 2020

Doctoral student and Online Learning Consortium Chief Academic Officer and Vice President of Learning Angela Gunder was part of a group that published ...