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Elizabeth Aquino honored as a 2021 Emerging Scholar


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​​​​​“Diverse: Issues in Higher Education" named Elizabeth Aquino as a 2021 Emerging Scholar on its list of Top “Under 40" Scholars. Aquino is an associate professor in DePaul's School of Nursing and president of the American Nurses Association-Illinois.

The organization recognized Aquino for establishing herself as an exemplary nurse leader and positive role model by advancing Latinx nurses' roles. She also dedicates efforts to enhancing the professional development for nursing students and increasing the pipeline of Latinx nurses.

“Diverse: Issues in Higher Education's" Top “Under 40" Scholars list aims to highlight academics across the country who are making their mark through teaching, research and service. For more than 30 years, the magazine has sought to provide information and insightful commentary on a range of issues concerning diversity in American higher education.