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Pathways to College Access Program named finalist for 2015 Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Star Award

Sunday, November 29, 2015


The Texas Higher Education Board recently named the College of Education's Pathways to College Access and Career Readiness Program as one of seven finalists for its Star Awards in recognition of the program's efforts to help meet the state's Closing the aps by 2015 goals.  This award recognizes efforts to increase student participation and success in higher education, excellence in programs and services, and research development and expansion. 

Carla Amaro-Jimenez, assistant professor of bilingual/ESL education in the College of Education directs the Pathways to Coillege Access and Career Readiness Program.  "It is a tremendous honor to see the work our team is doing at UTA to engage students whle they are still in high school and guide them to success throughout their college years recognized by the state's top higher education leadership," Amaro-Jimenez said.  "The real reward, however is seeing those students thrive at UTA, pursue their academic passions and find meaningful careers that enrich their lives."

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