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Uva Coles is the associate vice president, civic and global engagement, at Widener University. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News
By Michelle Myers and Emily Neil

AL DÍA’s Hispanic Heritage Month Education Honoree celebrates the many stories that make up her identity as an Afro-Latina, as she works to build inclusion in higher education. 

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Dr. Ignacio Sánchez: ‘We need bridges between universities'

 05/21/2018 - 14:49
Dr. Ignacio Sánchez, physician and president of one of the top universities in Latin America, received his honorary degree from Drexel College of Medicine at the school’s commencement ceremony at the Kimmel Center in Center City Philadelphia. Photo: Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

During a visit to AL DÍA on May 17, Chilean university president and scholar Dr. Ignacio Sánchez discussed international student exchange, the women’s movement in Chile, and more before receiving an honorary degree from Drexel University College of Medicine at their commencement ceremony the following day.  

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Michelle Obama celebrates college-bound students in Philadelphia — and gives advice for the next step

 05/04/2018 - 19:18
Michelle Obama led a star-studded cast on Wednesday, May 2, celebrating college-bound students in Philadelphia as part of the national College Signing Day event. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

At the largest ever College Signing Day celebration, Michelle Obama and a star-studded cast cheered on Philadelphia students who are committed to attending degree programs following their high school graduation — and talked about how to navigate college once there. 

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