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PROGRAM INFORMATION

Master's Plus Program

For Canyons School District ONLY

ECS 5645/6645 Enrollment Information

** Note: Section 001 is for Secondary Majors; Section 002 is for Elementary majors

2019 College of Education Inaugural Diversity Lecture Series

Joan and Loki Mulholland
Joan and Loki Mulholland

February 13 civil rights icon Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, together with filmmaker Loki Mulholland, presented The Uncomfortable Truth. Using clips from the 2017 documentary with the same name, the Mulholland’s spoke about the ways in which racism continues to organize life in the United States.

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Max Felker-Kantor
Max Felker-Kantor

March 5 American historian Dr. Max Felker-Kantor explained how the Los Angeles Police Department, faced with restrictions on its discretionary authority during the late 1950s and 1960s, sought to expand its power. Referencing his book Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD, Kantor’s research shows us how historical events connect with what we are seeing with today’s school-to-prison pipeline.

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Benjamin Crump
Benjamin Crump

March 26 Benjamin Crump, attorney at law, spoke to Using the Law as a Weapon. Mr. Crump shared his experiences with the “intellectual justification of discrimination” and highlighted examples of how the law has been used as a weapon again African Americans throughout history. Mr. Crump advised we must work through both education and economic channels to achieve change and equality as one cannot progress without the other.

News/Highlights

Leticia Alvarez Gutierrez receives the Second Annual Ruby Chacon Social Justice Arts Award

Congratulations to Leticia on receiving this award presented by the Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts.

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Alex Hyres writes Op-Ed piece for Wahington Post

"Why Charlottesville students walked out — and what it will take to keep them from doing it again" provides some historical context for the recent high school student walkouts in Charlottesville, Virginia

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Dr. Belinda ’Otukolo Saltiban announced as new UVU chief inclusion and diversity officer

Belinda Saltiban received her Ph.D. from the ECS department in 2012. In her new role, Dr. ’Otukolo Saltiban will provide leadership in areas that promote inclusion, diversity, equity, access, and opportunity. Congratulations, Belinda!

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ECS graduate wins seat in California Board of Education election

Congratulations to Melissa Moreno for her win in Yolo County Board of Education, Trustee, Area 2 election!

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Last Updated: 11/13/19