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Tahesha Way Visits Governor’s Hispanic Fellows Graduation

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President Koppell posing with four women speaking at the CHPRD event
From Left: HISPA President Ivonne Díaz-Claisse, Montclair State Associate Vice President for Hispanic Initiatives Katia Paz-Goldfarb, Montclair State President Jonathan Koppell, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way, and Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development Director Sara Peña.

President Koppell welcomed New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA) President Ivonne Díaz-Claisse to campus for the Governor’s Hispanic Fellows Program graduation ceremony on Friday, August 6.

Funded by the New Jersey Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development, the immersive internship program for New Jersey Hispanic college students offers eight weeks of professional and personal development training.

Montclair State University students Gabriela Martinez ’21 and Heidy Ojeda received their certificates of completion during the morning ceremony.

For more information on the Governor’s Hispanic Fellows Program, visit its official website.

President Koppell posing with two students in red graduate school regalia
From Left: Gabriela Martinez ’21, Montclair State President Jonathan Koppell, and Montclair State student Heidy Ojeda.
Tahesha Way speaking from podium
New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way speaks to the graduates.
Ivonne Díaz-Claisse speaking from podium
HISPA President Ivonne Díaz-Claisse speaks to the Governor’s Hispanic Fellows graduates.