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Karladora Chavez

Title/s: Coordinator of Pre-College Summer Programs

Office #: Sullivan Center #282

Phone: (773) 508-7772

E-mail: kchave1@luc.edu


Karladora Chavez, Coordinator for Pre-College Summer Programs, joined the Office of First Year Experience in 2013.

She has been a member of the Loyola community since 2006 developing various pre-college summer programs for high school students. As Coordinator, Karladora designs, implements, and maintains the daily functions of each Pre-College Summer Scholars program. 

Originally from Arizona, she moved to Chicago in 2005 to earn her M.Ed in Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago, specializing in Student Affairs. Her previous youth-oriented summer career includes positions with Suffolk University's Summer Institutes, the Institute for the Academic Advancement of Youth program (specifically the Center for the Talented Youth programs at Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University, and Mount Holyoke College), and Arizona State University's Summer Bridge Program.

Karladora's interest and passion stem from a commitment to create opportunities for high schools students which allow them to grow both intellectually and socially. As a member of the Office of First Year Experience, she is helping to expand upon the academic, residential, and social foundations for all pre-college programs offered here at Loyola. 


M.Ed in Higher Education, specializing in Student Affairs from  from Loyola University Chicago

B.A. in Sociology and Mass Communication from Arizona State University


Summer Scholars · The Office of First-Year Experience · 255 Sullivan Center, 1032 West Sheridan Road, Chicago IL 60660 · Phone: 773.508.7381 · summerscholars@luc.edu

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