The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Stephanie Macias-Arlington as its executive director.
"I'm delighted to announce Ms. Macias-Arlington's appointment. The search committee was extremely impressed by her experience and her genuine personal commitment to the mission of the Unanue Institute. With Ms. Macias-Arlington at the helm, I am confident that the Institute has a bright future," said Dr. Peter Shoemaker, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
As executive director, Ms. Macias-Arlington will be responsible for stewardship, strategic guidance, and fulfillment of the Institute's mission and core programs, including the Joseph and Carmen Ana Student Scholarship, enriching cultural events and initiatives, and student mentorship.
Prior to this appointment Ms. Macias-Arlington led marketing, special events, and fundraising efforts for New Jersey Institute of Technology's Enterprise Development Center. She brings 10-years of professional experience serving leading nonprofits, including Dress for Success Worldwide and the Mental Health Association of Morris County, in pursuing corporate and private foundation grants, program management, and external stakeholder cultivation. She is also an active member of her community, volunteering as an Advisory Board Member of Sacred Heart School in Jersey City, NJ, and co-founder and Board Member Emeritus of the Cuban American Alliance for Leadership and Education (CAALE).
Ms. Macias-Arlington carries a passion for her Latino heritage, not long ago participating in CubaOne which offers a new generation of Cuban Americans the opportunity to travel and give back to Cuba, build relationships with the Cuban people, and explore their heritage through high-impact trips to the island. Education has always been an interest of Ms. Macias-Arlington, as she comes from a family of public servants and educators. Of her new role, she shares her vision, "I believe in the power of education and want nothing more than to help students accelerate their professional and personal growth to become our next generation of leaders."
Ms. Macias-Arlington is proud alumna of NJIT's Tuchman School of Management, where she was a member of the Women's Division I Soccer program. She received her Master's in Public Administration from the Rutgers School of Public Affairs & Administration (SPAA).
The Institute is proud to welcome such a dynamic administrator and excitedly awaits to continue prospering under Ms. Macias-Arlington's leadership.
About The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute
Inspired by the legacy of Joseph A. Unanue, the Latino Institute at Seton Hall University advances, educates, and transforms students into the next generation of servant leaders in our ever changing global society. With the Institute's support and guidance, students can fulfill their potential as servant leaders through cultural programming, designed to build stronger linkages to their heritage, and academic scholarship, mentorship, skill development, and critical thinking. Click here to learn more about the Latino Institute.
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