GGC's Drs. Lee Kurtz and Omar Villanueva selected for change team cohort

Dr. Lee Kurtz smiling at camera Dr. Lee Kurtz
Dr. Omar Villanueva smiling at camera Dr. Omar Villanueva

Dr. Lee Kurtz, professor of biology and Biological Sciences Department chair, and Dr. Omar Villanueva, associate professor of chemistry and Chemistry Department chair, were selected for the year-long National Science Foundation ADVANCE-funded Latina THRIVE Partnership’s inaugural, chair-led, change team cohort. Based at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, this program supports 20 Hispanic-serving institutions’ STEM chairs and their change teams in developing and enacting a plan that promotes a psychologically healthy workplace where faculty, especially Latinas, thrive. 

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