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University’s first chief diversity officer brings life experience to new role

University’s first chief diversity officer brings life experience to new role

By on June 18, 2020 in Features with 1 Comment

Dr. Stephanie (Toombs ’90) Hamm is the great-granddaughter of a slave, the granddaughter of an activist and the daughter of an activist – “all people who love Jesus,” she said. Growing up, she heard stories of the efforts to integrate schools in Little Rock, Arkansas. “My grandfather was one of the initial parents who insisted on […]

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Social work degree leads to shift in career path for Medina

Social work degree leads to shift in career path for Medina

By on May 30, 2019 in Features with 1 Comment

Ruben “Andy” Medina (’14 M.S.S.W.) found his social work degree to be the perfect segue into a career in the medical field. After completing his master’s degree at ACU, Medina spent two years as a medical social worker at a Level 3 trauma center in his hometown of El Paso. “The work was extremely rewarding,” he […]

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Leticia Cisneros (’15) | M.S. in Social Work

Leticia Cisneros (’15) | M.S. in Social Work

By on June 19, 2018 in Features with 0 Comments

The passion to be a voice for those with no voice led Leticia Cisneros to pursue her Master of Science in Social Work degree at Abilene Christian University. “It became clear to me during my final year of my undergrad that my goals, visions and hopes to impact individuals with disabilities would best be achieved if […]

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