Turalba advances to candidacy for Ed.D., is awarded scholarships

June 17, 2021

"Ruby N. Turalba (MPH ’06), a lecturer in Public Health, successfully defending her dissertation proposal on March 19. With the support of her all-Pinay committee, Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales (Professor, Asian American Studies), Arlene Daus-Magbual (Director, Asian American & Pacific Islander Support Services and Valerie Francisco-Menchavez (Associate Professor, Sociology), Turalba has advanced to candidacy for the Ed.D. in educational leadership at SF State. She is one of four recipients selected nationwide for the 2021 American Educational Association, Division A Scholarship. She was also recently awarded the Ed.D. Program Scholarship, which provides support for emerging and innovative scholar-practitioners focused on social justice. Her research elevates Filipinx students’ experiences learning their language, history and culture at a public school in San Francisco’s Filipino Cultural Heritage District."


Feature From: SF State's CHSS Connection Newsletter, June 2021