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SDSU/CGU Joint Ph.D. Program 30th Anniversary

The 30th Anniversary of the SDSU/CGU Joint Ph.D. Program in Education was celebrated at the April 2009 AERA confrence held in San Diego. Welcoming remarks were given by Dean Ric Hovda, Dean Margaret Grogan from CGU, Phil Dreyer, CGU faculty, Peggy Hawley, first Director of the program and Rafaela Santa Cruz, current Director.

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Pictured (clockwise): Dean Hovda, Current Program Director Dr. Rafaela Santa Cruz, First Program Director Dr. Peggy Hawley, and 1982 graduate Dr. June KubliPictured (above): Current Pro-gram Director Dr. Rafaela Santa Cruz, First Program Di-rector Dr. Peggy Hawley, and CGU Dean Margaret Grogan

The program started with a group oft 12 students in 1978. We were honored by the attendance of the founder and first Director of the program, Dr. Peggy Hawley, Dr. Margarita Calderon and Dr. June Kubli, who were graduates from the 1978 inaugural group, other students, and retired faculty and administrators.

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