(773) 442-4254
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Angela
Vidal-Rodriguez
Director
McNair Scholars Program
Graduate Studies and Research
Phone
(773) 442-4253
Courses Taught
GRE Preparation
Research Interests
Higher and Post-Secondary Education
Education

Mrs. Vidal-Rodriguez  received her M.B.A from Northeastern Illinois University and her B.A. in economics from Anahuac University, Mexico, and is a Doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan.

Background

Angela Vidal-Rodriguez  joined the NEIU McNair Scholars staff as Program Director in 2013.

Mrs. Vidal-Rodriguez has over 10 years of experience as an academic advisor of underrepresented and nontraditional students, serving in several programs dedicated to advance the educational opportunities of this student population. She received her M.B.A from Northeastern Illinois University and her B.A. in economics from Anahuac University, Mexico. Mrs. Vidal was a Doctoral Candidate at the Center for the Study of Higher and Post-secondary Education of the University of Michigan. As a former Academic Skills Specialist of the NEIU McNair Program Angela is happy to be back at NEIU. “I’m just thrilled to have the opportunity to work again with such wonderful and inspiring students”. 

 

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5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-4253
Office Hours
9;00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
Main Campus
Maria Alejandra Prieto-Mendoza smiles into the camera.
Maria Alejandra
Prieto-Mendoza
Academic Skills Specialist, McNair Scholars Program
McNair Scholars Program
Education

Hispanic Linguistics Ph.D Candidate. Universidad of Illinois at Chicago. August 2011- Present

M.A. in Linguistics with a Teaching of English as a Second Language Concentration. Northeastern Illinois University. May 2008

B.A. in Modern Languages and Translation. Universidad del Quindio. June 2000

 

 
Background

M. Alejandra Prieto-Mendoza has eight years of experience in advising and recruiting and 10 years of teaching diverse and international student population. She is bilingual, fluent in Spanish and English, with vast knowledge in French and Italian. Her work at the McNair Program has facilitated M. Alejandra to pursue her professional interest in working in favor and promoting education among first-generation and underrepresented communities.

Additional Information

Research Interest:

Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics, Critical Discourse Analysis

 

 

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Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.