NAU Flagstaff receives its first Hispanic Serving Institution grant: Meet the two women who made it happen

The NAU Review

Northern Arizona University’s Flagstaff campus recently received its first Hispanic Serving Institute (HSI) grant since being recognized as an HSI university last year. Yeon-Su Kim, the executive director and professor in The School of Forestry, and Anita Antoninka, assistant research professor in The School of Forestry, led the charge to secure an award of more than a quarter million dollars for The School of Forestry for their project titled, “Training the Next Generation of Hispanic Leaders for Managing Resilient Forests,” from the USDA. David AutyAmanda De La TorreKristen Waring and Francisco Villa of NAU-Yuma also contributed to the grant application process.

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