A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
Vincent Carales, an assistant professor in the higher education program, has been selected by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education as a 2020 faculty fellow. Fellows are selected in part based on their proven ability to contribute to the betterment of Latinos in higher education.
Erica Jordan, assistant chair for student success in the Department of Psychological, Health, & Learning sciences, served as chair of the Texas Council of Family Relations 2020 annual conference in Houston in March. The theme of the conference was Building Resilience Within All Families.
Sahar Eshtehardi, a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program, will serve as the diabetes special interest group trainee member at large for the American Psychological Association’s Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54). She will collaborate with diabetes psychologists and assist in furthering diabetes research. She will serve from May 2020 through April 2022.