ALRISE Alliance organizational structure

​​​​​​​The Center for Broadening Participation in STEM (CBP-STEM) at Arizona State University is the backbone organization that guides the ALRISE Alliance toward achieving a shared vision. 
Members, partners and advisory group members are listed below. 
View our organizational diagram to see how these groups connect. 

Member institutions
The ALRISE members we serve are the faculty, staff and administrators represented on STEM Teams from Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and emerging HSIs. These STEM Teams of 8-10 educators represent twenty institutions that are aligned by regional hubs:  Western, Southwestern, Southcentral and Eastern. 
Each region is led by a two-year HSI that coordinates and facilitates STEM planning and professional development for the members, focusing on student servingness and intentionality, and culturally-responsive undergraduate research and work-based experiential learning to engage students.

Active ALRISE member institutions and regional hub leads are:
Southwestern College, CA (Western Hub lead)
California State University at San Bernardino, CA
Los Angeles Harbor College, CA
Riverside City College, CA
San Diego City College, CA
San Joaquin Delta College, CA
Phoenix College, AZ
(Southwestern Hub lead)
Arizona State University, AZ - West Campus
Arizona Western College, AZ
Central Arizona College, AZ
Gateway Community College, AZ
Northeastern Illinois University, IL
Palo Alto College, TX
(Southcentral Hub lead)
Central New Mexico Community College, NM
DonaAna Community College, NM
Laredo Community College, TX
New Mexico State University, NM
University of Texas - Dallas, TX
University of Texas - San Antonio, TX
Miami Dade College, FL
(Eastern Hub lead)
Partner organizations
The Alliance is structured for its members to benefit from and have access to expertise-aligned partners. These subject matter experts serve our members with readily accessible experiential learning opportunities for students, and offer resources and faculty professional development for assessing and developing intentionality across the alliance. Our partners, divided into five key areas, are: 
Hispanic Serving Institutional Identity, and Intentionality (HSI3)
ESCALA Educational Services
Excelencia in Education
DEI subject matter experts from Northwestern University, Portland State University, Arizona State University
Undergraduate Research Experiential Learning (URE)
Work-based Experiential Learning (WBE)
Research and Evaluation
San Diego State University (F. Herrera Villarreal, Ph.D.)
Texas Tech University (L.Arellano)
Policy and Advocacy
Advisory Council
A nine-member Advisory Council with expertise representing all aspects of the alliance provides guidance and support to the ALRISE team: 
University of Texas, San Antonio Represented by Anne-Marie Nunez, Ph.D., Professor, and Education Researcher for the CAHSI Alliance
Saddleback College is a 2-yr HSI in Mission Viejo, California. Represented by Jim Zoval, Ph.D., Chemistry professor and PI for the STEM Core Alliance
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is a national organization of professional engineers that serve as role models in the Hispanic community. Represented by Dora Renaud, Sr. Director of Academics and Professional Development
University of Texas - El Paso (UTEP), Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI). Represented by Director, Lourdes Echegoyen, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Boulder, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at CU Boulder, sponsor of the Community College Biology Instructor Network to Support Inquiry into Teaching and Education (CC BioINSITE DUE-1730130). Represented by Lisa Corwin, Ph.D.
HSI STEM Resource Hub (DUE-1832338) provides HSIs with resources for building institutional capacity to increase STEM student retention and degree completion. Represented by Elba Serrano, Ph.D., lead PI of DUE-1832338
The League for Innovation in the Community College is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to cultivate innovation in the community college environment. Represented by Dr. Rufus Glasper, CEO
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Represented by Xueli Wang, Ph. D., Professor of Higher Education
2U, Inc. uses its proprietary education technology to transform higher education with a student-focused culture and online learning experiences to meet the needs of learners across their lifetimes, while bringing universities into the digital age. Represented by Patrick Valdez, VP of Program Strategy at 2U, Inc.
Google is represented by Maria Reyes who is the Google Program Manager, New Product Introduction, Google Cloud, and the past Dean of Industry & Public Service at Phoenix College, and an original partner of the ALRISE Alliance. 
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