A majority of the scholars at Dougherty Family College, a two-year college at the University of St. Thomas, identify as students of color or first-generation Americans. Brad Pulles, the associate dean of students, can relate to them because his background is similar. Pulles, who was born in Bogotá, Colombia, grew up in Minnesota and attended… The post DFC Associate Dean Advises Scholars to Be 'Themselves, Unapologetically' appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
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When high school counselors asked César Osvaldo Mendez-Portillo if he planned to go to college, he said no. “I struggled with English and wasn’t ready to be in college,” said Mendez, who had attended LEAP, an alternative high school for new immigrants where the focus was on teaching students English and helping them to merge… The post HOLA Vice President Helps Latinx Students Acclimate to St. Thomas Campus appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Dr. Buffy Smith, interim dean of the Dougherty Family College at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, recently participated in a national panel discussion called "Designed With Inclusion in Mind: Belonging in Higher Education." She stated, "I am encouraged that due to the demographic shifts in trends in higher ed that we're finding more… The post Dr. Buffy Smith Discusses 'Belonging and Inclusion' With Higher Education Panel appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Dougherty Family College, a two-year college at the University of St. Thomas, offers an associate degree designed to propel students toward success and provide a smooth transition to a four-year institution of higher learning. For Dr. Janine Sanders Jones, the interim associate dean for academics at DFC, her transition was sort of the other way… The post DFC Associate Dean Sees Self Reflected in Scholars appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Lisan Hasnain ’21 AA, '23 came into Dougherty Family College thinking it was going to be a typical two-year community college. But he “underestimated it a little bit.” After a few leadership roles at the associate degree college and writing “one of the hardest essays” he’s written, he was one of several recipients of the… The post Humans of St. Thomas: Chief Accessibility Officer for Start-up appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.