A Pair of Honors for a
Cal State Fullerton Leader
May 24, 2004 :: No. 256
In salute to his contributions to education,
Silas H. Abrego, associate vice president for student affairs at
Cal State Fullerton, was honored this spring with two awards —
a 2004 Estrella Award from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Orange
County and a 2004 Hispanic Influential Award from the Orange County
Associate vice president since 1998, Abrego oversees
eight university programs, including Student Academic Services,
International Education and Exchange, the Women’s Center/Adult
Re-entry, the University Learning Center and the Career Planning
and Placement Center. He also oversees several educational enhancement
programs, including GEAR UP Anaheim, Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate
Achievement Program, Upward Bound-Norwalk/Whittier, Upward Bound-Santa
Ana and Upward Bound-Math/Science.
Previously, he served as director of the university’s
Services and University Outreach and was responsible for integrating
retention and outreach strategies into the academic environment.
joining Cal State Fullerton, Abrego was state coordinator of the
Education Policy Fellowship Program.
Abrego, who has a master’s degree and a doctorate
from USC, has previously been honored by the Hispanic Bar Association
of Orange County, Hispanic Outreach Taskforce and Western Association
of Educational Opportunity Personnel.
||Silas Abrego, associate vice
president for student affairs, at 657-278-2486 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pamela McLaren of Public Affairs at 657-278-4852
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