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SOE Faculty Acknowledged for Exemplary Scholarship

SOE Faculty Acknowledged for Exemplary Scholarship

Dr. OiYan Poon, Assistant Professor of Higher Education received the Garcia Junior Exemplary Scholarship Award. 

The Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Council on Ethnic Participation honors the Garcia Junior Exemplary Scholarship Award. The purpose of the García Award for Exemplary Scholarship is to recognize faculty members for seminal, exemplary scholarship that focuses on research and issues specifically related to underrepresented populations of color.

The CEP Mildred García Award for Exemplary Scholarship is so named in honor of Dr. Mildred García, an exemplary scholar whose contributions as a leader and trailblazer in the field of higher education research continue to raise the bar for academicians and administrators, alike. Dr. García’s academic research has concentrated on equity in higher education and its impact on policy and practice.