The keynote presentation was from Dr. Heather Barclay Hamir, Director of the Study Abroad Office. She spoke about her research on access to study abroad for underrepresented populations. J.P. Regalado from UGS Longhorn Scholars Program provided additional information on this topic by highlighting methods used to encourage Longhorn Scholars to study abroad. Dominick Ruiz, a first-generation student who studied in China last year, also shared his perspective on study abroad.
ACA Officers: Jennifer, Jay, President Theresa Thomas, Nathan & Kristin
Anaa Tapsak - ACA Member
Valeri Nichols-Keller - ACA Vice-President opens the meeting
Todd Maison and Ivana Grahova from the UT Center for Students in Recovery
Jay Guevara - ACA Treasurer
Nathan Vickers - ACA President-Elect
Heather Barclay Hamir - Director of the UT Study Abroad Office
J.P. Regalado - UGS Longhorn Scholars Program
Dominick Ruiz - Natural Sciences Pre-Med Sophomore
A very special thank you to the Study Abroad Office for hosting our November Meeting and opening their day-long conference on creating access to global education to our ACA membership.