Dr. Marissa Vasquez is an American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) Faculty Fellow

Dr. Marissa Vasquez has been named a Faculty Fellows of the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE). This is a very competitive process and Dr. Vasquez was selected because of her outstanding contributions as a scholar and faculty member. In addition, this award is honoring Dr. Vasquez because of her contributions to the enhancement of Latinas/os in higher education.

Prof. Marissa Vasquez

ARPE Faculty Received RSA Training Grants - November 6, 2019

Professor Charles Degeneffe, interim chair of SDSU’s Department of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education, and associate professor Mark Tucker will oversee a five-year, $1 million grant that will support master’s students training to become vocational rehabilitation counselors for people with disabilities.


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Hot off the press – Special Issue on PROMISE

The Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, Volume 51, Issue 2, is dedicated to the national PROMISE research and demonstration projects.

The special edition is open sourced and available online at IOS Press Content Library.

The double issue contains articles from the six PROMISE model demonstration projects and national technical assistance center.  The two articles from CaPROMISE are:


Dr. Fred McFarlane is the recipient of the 2019 National Council on Rehabilitation Education Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation Education Award


Dr. Fred McFarlane

Dr. Charles Degeneffe named to California Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board


COE professor named to statewide Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board
Dr. Charles Degeneffe made researching and teaching about traumatic brain injury rehabilitation his life’s work in part because he was fascinated by the perilously thin line between professional and client.

Dr. Charles Degeneffe

Rehabilitation Counseling No. 4 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The Rehabilitation Counseling Program reached No. 4 out of 96 rehabilitation counseling programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report. The program, which is delivered both in person and 100 percent online, moved up six spots from No. 10 from the previous rankings in 2015. Significantly, SDSU is the only program ranked in the Top 4 that does not feature a Ph.D. program.

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Dr. Marilee Bresciani Ludvik Receives National Award from NASPA

SDSU Researcher Receives National Award from NASPA
College of Education professor Marilee Bresciani Ludvik will receive the Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member.

Dr. Marilee Bresciani Ludvik

NAPSA's Outstanding Faculty Award for Prof. Marissa Vasquez

Congrats to Prof. Marissa Vasquez in the ARPE Dept. She is this year's winner of NASPA's outstanding faculty award! Marissa is being awarded because she has "contributed significant research and publication that promote the understanding of Latinx/a/o folks higher education."

Prof. Marissa Vasquez

DLE is New Partner in Palau Interdisciplinary Bachelor’s Degree

Students of the PalauBA Program

Cohort of Palau BA Program