CLS certificate student wins COGS award

May 25, 2023

The Council of Graduate Students announced their 2023-24 COGS Disciplinary Leadership Award Recipients recently including a CLS certificate student.

Jesenia RosalesJesenia Rosales (she/her/hers/ella) is a PhD candidate in the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education program at Michigan State University (MSU). She is also a Chicano/Latino Studies certificate student at MSU. Jesenia received her B.A. in Psychology & Hispanic Studies and minors in Studio Art & Latin American Studies from Wheaton College. She earned a M.Ed. in Postsecondary Administration & Student Affairs at the University of Southern California. Jesenia began her professional experience in education as a secondary education teacher and later transitioned to a career in student affairs, specifically in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Jesenia’s research interests includes the professoriate, organizational equity, critical whiteness studies, computer science spaces, and arts based methods.