The ECS department will be accepting applications for the Master of Education (M.Ed.)
and the M.Ed. with Secondary Licensure degrees for Spring Semester 2021.
Applications are due on the ApplyYourself system on October 1, 2020.
Leticia Alvarez Gutiérrez receives Second Annual Ruby Chacón Social Justice Arts Award
"We can think of nobody better to be the first recipient, given all that you have done and continue to do supporting arts, education, and social change." — Paul Kuttner Vice-Chair, MICA
ABOUT THE AWARD
The Ruby Chacón Social Justice Arts Award presented by Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts recognizes a Salt Lake Valley resident who has advanced justice and equity in our
communities through the arts. Awardees are individuals who do one or more of the following:
- Push the boundaries of identity, culture, and art in the pursuit of justice; Collaborate with artists, activists, educators, and leaders in social change efforts; Advocate for the arts and social justice in our communities, schools, and other institutions; Demonstrate deep commitment to Salt Lake communities that face ongoing marginalization and oppression; Use the arts to shift thinking and provide liberatory counternarratives; Support young and emerging artists in their journeys; and Build and strengthen our multicultural communities.
For additional information, visit: www.facebook.com/mestizoarts
William Smith wins two mentorship awards
The University of Utah and the Spencer Foundation have both honored William Smith, chair of the Education, Culture & Society department in the College of Education and professor of Ethnic Studies in the School of Cultural and Social Transformation, with awards recognizing exemplary mentorship.
Nuo Xu has editorial published in the Salt Lake City Tribune
Nuo’s article "Resist virus-fueled racism against Asians in Utah” was completed for an assignment in Dr. Alvarez Gutiérrez’s graduate course, ECS 6823/7823: Immigration & Education.