Artist’s Touch, Pandemic Market, Latinx in Higher Ed
Artist’s Touch, Pandemic Market, Latinx in Higher Ed
Artist makes Touch in the Time of Corona possible; professor says job market demands anthropology skills; student successfully defends Latinx leadership dissertation; and more
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If you’ve thought about taking on a research project or creative endeavor, now’s the time to make your move. Hilliary Creely, interim dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research, discusses the Undergraduate Summer Opportunity for Applying Research (U-SOAR) program and Research Appreciation Week. 
The Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery has acquired faculty member Sharon Massey’s Touch in the Time of Corona. Her inspiration for the piece came at her husband’s grandmother’s funeral, as her husband was unable to console his mother, because of safety precautions during the pandemic.
Career-search website Zippia recently published an interview with Amanda Poole, professor of anthropology, about how the coronavirus pandemic is shaping the job market for anthropology graduates.
Administration and Leadership Studies student Milagros “Millie” Roman-Buday has successfully defended her dissertation, “Latinx in Higher Education: Perceptions of Influential Factors in Their Rise to Leadership.”
This month, the Pennsylvania Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will present an award to Paula Andrei, associate director of the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, for her contributions to the field.
Matt Nice, Department of Counseling, was recently elected president of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association, an organization that supports professional counselors throughout the commonwealth. 
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