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Rebecca Valeriano-Flores Receives the 2020-2021 Graduate Student Mentor Award

The Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP), as part of the Center for Engaged Learning, Teaching, & Scholarship (CELTS), and the Loyola Graduate School are pleased to honor outstanding graduate student mentors through the annual Graduate Student Mentor Award. This award is designed to recognize the work that Loyola's graduate students perform in mentoring undergraduate researchers, fostering their intellectual, ethical, and academic development. 

2021 recipient of the Graduate Student Mentor Award is Rebecca Valeriano-Flores. Among other remarks praising Valeriano-Flores for excellent mentorship, Loyola student Samantha Chipman states, "I owe Rebecca a great debt in continuing to encourage me to engage with philosophy, diversity, and undergraduate research opportunities. As the founder of Loyola's MAP chapter, she sets the tone for reading groups, workshops, as well as other community engagement." 

More information on the annual Graduate Student Mentor Award can be found here.