Education Alumnus Appointed to the Governing Council of the International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC)
Maria Altagracia López Ferreiras, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice was appointed a member of the Governing Council of the International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC), for a period of four years, on May 5, 2020. The IESALC is the only specialized institute of the United Nations (UNESCO) that aims to contribute to the improvement of higher education in the Member Countries. Lopez is past President of the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo (INTEC) and currently, she coordinates the Center for Innovation in Higher Education of INTEC. Lopez remains very active in alumni activities of the FCS&SCJ including as a presenter at the FCESCJ Education Summer Institute. She earned her Doctor of Education with the FCE&SCJ in 2004.