American College Personnel Association Foundation Honors Dr. Andrea D. Domingue and Awards Grant to Dr. Genia Bettencourt

Dr. Andrea D. Domingue, an alumna of the Social Justice Education Ph.D. program and current Assistant Dean of Students for Diversity and Inclusion at Davidson College, has been named an American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Foundation Diamond Honoree. Honorees are “Championed” by dedicated individuals who recognize their specific contributions and choose to raise funds in honor of each honoree’s outstanding and sustained commitment to higher education through student affairs and student development.

Dr. Genia Bettencourt, Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Center for Student Success Research, was awarded a grant by the ACPA for her study, "Working-class, first-generation, low-income, or another option D? Understanding how students from marginalized social class backgrounds identify and define their status." Findings from this research will be used to help shape institutional programs and resources for heterogeneous class populations within higher education and disseminated at the ACPA Annual Convention in 2021 in Long Beach, CA.