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CEHHS Alumna Headlines Bogue Lecture Series

The annual Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (ELPS) Bogue Lecture Series returns this month with College of Education, Health & Human Sciences (CEHHS) alumna Sarah L. Rodriguez (’10) as headliner.

Sarah L. Rodriguez

Sarah L. Rodriguez (’10)

Rodriguez, a graduate of the ELPS College Student Personnel master’s program, will discuss what she’s learned on her leadership journey. Anchored in her research and experiences with STEM education, she’ll share consejos (advice) on leading with authenticity and truth to inspire you to harness your own power and be a source of transformation for your communities.

The Bogue Lecture will take place on Thursday, September 22 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the Frieson Black Cultural Center’s Multipurpose Rooms (102/103/104). This event is co-sponsored by the David T. Bailey Graduate School of Education and the CEHHS Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Sarah L. Rodriguez is an Associate Professor of Engineering Education and an affiliate faculty member with the Higher Education Program at Virginia Tech.

​In her research, she concentrates on identifying and asking urgent questions about systemic inequities such as racism, sexism, and classism that marginalized communities experience as they transition to and through their engineering and computing higher education experiences.

Learn more about Sarah L. Rodriguez here.

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