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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Two Faculty Members Named to San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame

Drs. Nola Butler-Byrd and Lupe Holguin Buell.

Two San Diego State University College of Education faculty members were among seven local women named to the 2020 class of the San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame. Dr. Nola Butler-Byrd (’99, ’04), associate professor in counseling and school psychology and director of SDSU’s Community-Based Block (CBB), was honored in the Empowerer of Women category. Dr. Lupe Holguin Buell (’85, ’02), lecturer and program coordinator in dual-language education, was named in the Bridge Builder of Multicultural Understanding category. They will be honored on March 15.

In addition to serving on the faculty, Butler-Byrd and Buell are COE alumnae. Buell earned her master’s from the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education (DLE) and her doctorate from the Joint P.hD. Program in Education with Claremont Graduate University (JDP). Butler-Byrd is a graduate of both CBB and JDP.

Read their full profiles at SDSU NewsCenter.