Saint Peter’s University Presents Paper at Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

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Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Marylou Yam, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education Jennifer Ayala, Ph.D., and Professor of Sociology and Director of the Title V Program David S. Surrey, Ph.D., presented a paper, “Strengthening the Achievement Gap: A 306 Percent Participant Action Report,” at the 27th Annual Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities meeting in Chicago last month. The paper, co-written with student Valezka Cruz ’14, highlighted many of the activities of the $2.8 million Title V grant, which is used to assist students from ninth grade through college graduation. Also discussed were assessment measures and the planning process.