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Marisol Rexach

  

Educational Lessons from CES Donor, Michael Sallinger

January 28, 2014 by Marisol Rexach, Ph.D. in Education Student | News

Marisol Rexach, Ph.D. in Education student, responds to the Jan. 13, 2014 blog: “The Latest and Youngest donor to the CES – Michael Sallinger.” Michael Sallinger, the young boy featured on a recent CES blog for his donation to the Kathleen Muth Reading Center, is learning more than reading skills. This “pay it forward” opportunity has given him a chance to recognize the importance of unselfish giving.

Christmas Art Project: Balancing Religion and Education Equality

December 18, 2013 by Marisol Rexach, Ph.D. in Education Student | Education Issues

I have been confronted with the reality of a Christian-centered academic calendar and how it privileges and marginalizes. While Christians are assured time off for religious observances, students of other faiths must make arrangements to complete missed assignments. In most cases, it is an accepted practice by all involved. However, when the issue of attendance is the focus, there are some serious inequities.

Little Saigon Provides Big Lessons

December 13, 2013 by Marisol Rexach, Ph.D. in Education Student | Student News

Rachel Chan, School Counseling , visited the Nguio-Viet Daily Newspaper and the Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Community Alliance to learn more about Asian cultural characteristics as protective and risk factors in mental health. The goal was to consider best practices in counseling for this population.

Honoring Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

December 6, 2013 by Marisol Rexach | News

With the passing of Nelson Mandela, I am struck with the reality that his actions mattered. His life mattered. My head flooded with thought, I recognize that some people touch our lives in ways we rarely identify. His self sacrifice always left me awestruck and I contemplate whether or not I have what it takes to combat injustice.

Race and Space

November 13, 2013 by Marisol Rexach, Ph.D. in Education Student | Faculty News

Dr. Samura’s current research focuses on space and race, and she is engaged in two research projects.
The first project, draws on archival research and visual methodology to offer an updated framework for thinking about and understanding what it means to be Asian American in the 21st Century, and to provide greater insight into the role of higher education in individual and collective racial transformations. Her second project draws on spatial approaches to examine university-community partnerships in Southern California.

CSD Students participate in Down Syndrome Association of Orange County’s 2013 Buddy Walk.

November 11, 2013 by Marisol Rexach, Ph.D. in Education Student | News

Annie Doan, a second year graduate student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Program participated in an exciting event recently. Fellow students from cohorts 4 and 5 volunteered at the Down Syndrome Association of Orange County’s annual Buddy Walk this past Sunday, November 3, 2013, at the Angels Stadium. As one of Down Syndrome’s Association of Orange County’s (DSAOC) lead volunteers, Annie Doan is thrilled to initiate a partnership with Chapman CSD and DSAOC. She wishes to share the day with those who were unable to attend, so she created a fun video of the event.

Education, a global endeavor!

October 22, 2013 by Marisol Rexach | News

By Marisol Rexach. This past week I had the amazing opportunity to meet other educators who embody a strong commitment to education. Monday afforded me the privilege of sharing my experiences as a bilingual teacher in the United States. The educators from the Netherlands were curious about our system of education. They appreciated the practical strategies offered and were excited about putting the new information to use in their pre-school classrooms and teacher professional development offerings.