Graduate Students and Faculty Honored at Project HOGAR Awards Reception

Two College of Education graduate students and one faculty member were honored at the annual Project Hispanic Opportunities for Graduate Access and Retention (HOGAR) awards reception on November 30th. Guillermina Gaytan, a master’s student in the Dual Language Development program, and Joe Louis Hernandez, a master’s student in the Student Development in Higher Education program, received $4000 recruitment scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year. Dr. Edwin Achola, an Assistant Professor in the Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling department, received a $4000 grant in Summer 2016 to work on a scholarly project that supports post-baccalaureate students. Project HOGAR is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.