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McNair Alum Receives University Award
As a first generation college student, Raquel is passionate about mentoring other students from diverse backgrounds. She is the co-vice president of the Latina/o Graduate Student Association, mentors first-year McNair Scholars, and engages in outreach workshops for Latino and other ethnic minority students interested in higher education. Raquel co-facilitated ISU's first therapy group aimed at serving students of color who have experienced distress associated with micro aggressions and prejudice. Her myriad of leadership roles have made a positive impact on the climate for underrepresented students at Iowa State.
Raquel is in her fifth year as a PhD student in Counseling Psychology and is currently applying for the required year-long Counseling Internship. Congratulations Raquel!! We are very proud of you!