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The dedicated staff of the Honors Program oversees the curricular and co-curricular elements of the Honors Program through course development, faculty engagement, co-curricular programming, and student advising to foster a scholarly community that connects students and faculty in and out of the classroom.
Priscilla Bautista is a proud Double Demon, having earned a BSC in Business Administration with a minor in Latin American and Latino Studies, and an MBA in Marketing and Sports Management from DePaul University. Prior to joining the Honors Program, she advised undeclared, exploratory, and newly admitted transfer students from all colleges at DePaul. Priscilla advises Honors students in the College of Science and Health and Transfer Honors students in all colleges. She serves as the advisor to Honors Student Government and leads the Honors Mentor program, Affinity Mentor program, and all co-curricular initiatives in the Honors Program. A member of Alpha Psi Lambda, Inc., the first co-ed Latino interest fraternity, she also serves as advisor to DePaul’s undergraduate chapter. In her spare time, you can find Priscilla at a house music fest, possibly spinning some tunes herself, and cheering on the Chicago White Sox with her dog Southpaw.
Melanie Doweiko is currently working on their MA in Writing and Publishing and their Certificate for Teaching in Two-Year Colleges; they will be applying to the MFA in Creative Writing program at DePaul. They love to write and analyze sci-fi and fantasy, and they hope to have a publishable novel by the time they graduate. They are the Honors Program Assistant and have been a Staff Professional for an Honors Chicago Quarter class.