Prof. Villegas-Reimers Honored

October 06, 2011

Wheelock professor Dr. Eleonora Villegas-Reimers was awarded the Latino Excellence in Education Award on Thursday, October 6, 2011, at a "Recognizing Latino Educational Excellence" ceremony at the Massachusetts State House as part of a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

Prof. Eleonora Villegas-Reimers HonoredVillegas-Reimers, pictured at left with Governor Deval Patrick (right) and Secretary of Education Paul Reville (left), is an associate professor of human development at Wheelock. She served as the Dean of the School of Education and Child Life from 2006 to 2009. She served as Acting Dean of the Child and Family Studies Division from 2004 until 2006, after having served as the Coordinator for the Child Development and Early Childhood Program, and the Child Development Studies Program since 1998. She joined the faculty of Wheelock College in 1988.

(Photos courtesy of Matthew Bennett/Governor's Office.)

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