A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
Interim Dean Cathy Horn named two new associate deans to the leadership team: Tiffany J. Davis, associate dean of student equity, belonging, and success, and Mimi Lee, associate dean of faculty and staff equity, belonging, and success.
Five faculty members were recognized for winning the College’s teaching and research awards for 2021-22. Virginia Snodgrass Rangel (ELPS) won the Collaborative Research Excellence Award. Lyle McKinney (ELPS) won the Research Mentoring Award. Tiffany J. Davis (ELPS), Kristen Hassett (ELPS) and Allison Master (PHLS) each won the Teaching Excellence Award.
Five staff members were recognized with awards of distinction for 2021-22. Nkemdilim Ibekwe (Undergraduate Studies) won the Staff Spirit Award. Miranda Jasso (Office of Research) and Karen Tran (Finance Office) won a Staff Excellence Award. Kevin Pham (CITE) and Shelley Townsend (Parent Education Project) won a Staff Distinguished Service Award.
Sahar Eshtehardi, a doctoral candidate in the counseling psychology program, received the American Psychological Association’s 2022 Committee on Socioeconomic Status Student Award for Student Leadership. She earned an M.Ed. in counseling from the College in 2020.