Author: Stephanie Aguilar-Smith

Stephanie Aguilar-Smith is a second year doctoral student in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) at Michigan State University. She works as a departmental graduate assistant, supporting the student affairs administration program and the HALE master's program, and as a consultant at MSU's Writing Center. Her broad research interest is on Hispanic-serving institutions and on the institutional push-out of Latinx students, particularly within the community college sector. Aguilar-Smith earned her master’s in public administration, a B.A. in journalism, and B.A in international affairs from the University of Georgia.