Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

Hispanics on the Move

Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

Hispanics on the Move

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Reif Becomes MIT's 17th President

L Rafael Rett, a distinguished electrical for engineer who served as provost seven years at the Massachusetts institute of Technology (MIT), was selected as MIT's 17th president in May. Reif has been a member of die MIT faculty since 1980 and most recently was the Fariborz Maseeh Professor of Emerging Technology in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Reif was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, and earned his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Venezuela's Universidad de Carabobo. He earned an MS in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Acosta-Salazar Elected to California Community College League Board

Rio Hondo College board member Angela Acosta-Salazar was elected to serve as a trustee of the Community College League of California (CCLC), a nonprofit public benefit corporation whose voluntary membership includes 72 community college districts in California. She will serve a three-year term. Acosta-Salazar has been a member of the Board of Trustees for Rio Hondo College since 2005. An adjunct instructor in the Los Angeles Community College District for the last decade, she has also been the community leadership mentoring coordinator for Fuente, director of (he HOPE LeadcrslUp Institute, director of public relations for Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, and a deputy director for the William C. Velasquez Institute, a research and policy institute. She has a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of California-Irvine, a master's in community and regional planning from the University of Mew Mexico, and is currently earning a doctorate in education, with an emphasis on leadership in higher éducation, at California Stale University-Long Beach.

CSUSB's Carrio Honored at Alcohol and Drugs Educational Conference

Carlos Carrio, a health educator and wellness coordinator at California State University-San Bernardino CSUSB), received the CSU Peer Education Adviser Award at the 2012 Alcohol and Other Drugs Educational Conference hosted by the California State University system and held at Fresno State in April. …

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