One of COE’s ‘6 to Watch’ students receives leadership scholarship
UF education doctoral student Angel Rodriguez was selected by Kappa Delta Pi to receive the C. Glen Hass Laureate Scholarship in Instructional Leadership. The $1,500 award is only awarded to applicants from the University of Florida doctoral program.
Kappa Delta Pi is an international education honor society comprised of more than 40,000 students, teachers, professionals and school staff members and administrators from around the world.
Rodriguez, a science professor at Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, is currently pursuing a doctorate in higher education leadership at UF. He was profiled on the College of Education’s home web page earlier this year as one of the “Six to Watch” students as recommended by UF education professors.
According to Dale Campbell, a higher education administration professor who recommended Rodriguez for the scholarship, Rodriguez is dedicated to helping community college students. After 20 years of serving on community college faculties, Rodriguez hopes to become president at a Florida community or state college.
“I have no doubt that with his values, vision and vitality, Angel will achieve his goal of becoming a community college president and a leader we can all be proud of,” Campbell wrote in his recommendation letter.