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A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations. —Patricia Neal


David Perrodin, ELPA PhD Alum was featured in Viterbo University's Adjunct Communications publication.


PhD student Mauriell Amechi
is organizing and serving
on a panelsymposium,
A forum on critical issues affecting foster youth in
higher education
,that has
been designatedas afeatured sessionduring the41st annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Columbus, OH.


So Hee Hyun, ELPA PhD student recently presented
Did Pell Grant Program Eliminate Students' Debt Burden during College?at the38th Annual Fall Research Conference -- The Role of Research in Making Government More Effective
Nov 2016 in Washington DC




Jamila Lee-JohnsonandWalter Parrishwereinvited by the UW South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI)to present on Saturday, Nov 5 at the 2016 Fulbright Pakistan Fall Enrichment Seminar to 160 masters and PhD scholars.Their presentation ​centered onleadership and group decision-making, with an emphasis on inclusion and equity.

ELPA Master's student and former UW and NFL playerLaMar "Soup" Campbellis the new assistant athletic director for student-athlete engagement. He will be encouraging
student-athlete participationin campus
community and athletic initiatives, and
collaborating with the director of diversity and inclusion.

Photo: 'Soup' Campbell
Mauriell Amechi, ELPA Ph.D. dissertator,​was recently selected by theACPA Foundation Board ​for funding for hisresearch project,Straight out of Foster Care: A Qualitative Anti-deficit Study of Student Achievers. amechi
The board indicated hisstudy was timely and relevant, well-developed and one that the Grant Committee believes will offer new insight into an important area of student affairs.
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Valerie Crespin-Trujillo, ELPA Ph.D student and the New Graduate Student Representative
on the Board of Directors atASHE.

ELPA PhD students selected for theASHE Graduate Student Policy Seminarthat providesstudents with opportunities to interact with researchers and policymakers who are knowledgeable about critical public policy issues related to higher education.
Mauriell Amechi

Kelly Wickersham

marialewis Dr. Maria Lewis, Assistant Professor, Penn State and ELPA Alum,examining ways to help transgender youth within scho
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