In the Student Spotlight: Jan. 11, 2018

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  • Hunter Wilson-Pena won the Bachelor of University Studies award for outstanding capstone presentation at the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Fall 2017 symposium held last month. Wilson-Pena’s presentation was based on research regarding the profitability of YouTube sites.

    Elijah Marks
    Elijah Marks
  • Senior wide receiver Elijah Marks recently was recognized as a member of the STATS FCS All-American Third Team. Marks is the 133rd Lumberjack to earn All-American accolades. He helped to lead the Lumberjacks to their first FCS Playoff appearance since 2013 after a 7-4 regular season record.
  • Community University Public Inquiry (CUPI) students collaborated with the Northern Arizona Interfaith Council to provide training last fall for 60 Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) teachers, counselors and nurses on ways to better support immigrant students and families. The training increased participants’ awareness of how undocumented students’ mental and emotional well-being are affected by the unique stressors they face and provided participants with resources to aid these students. FUSD has committed to continue these trainings in the spring.
  • Last fall, students enrolled in Social Work 423 completed 15 community change projects in partnership with 11 organizations culminating in more than $18,000 in donations for the organizations. This course prepares students to lead and engage in macro-level projects once working in a professional organization.