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USU Eastern Hires New Associate Vice Chancellor

ETV News Thursday, Sep. 28, 2017

Utah State University Eastern has hired Dr. Jaime Cano to serve as Associate Vice Chancellor of Professional and Technical Education. Dr. Cano replaces Dr. Gary Straquadine, who held the position until recently moving to the role of Vice Chancellor for Academic Advancement at USU Eastern and Vice Provost for USU. ... “Dr. Cano is an exciting addition to the faculty and administration here in Price, and is going to be a great advocate and leader for our campus. And not just for the programs he will be working directly with, but for all of our academic endeavors,” commented Dr. Joe Peterson, Chancellor for USU Eastern. “I’ve been very lucky to work in a field that I enjoy, and with some great people at excellent schools. I’ve known Dr. Straquadine for many years, and am very excited for the opportunity to work with him again, and to be involved with some exciting programs at USU Eastern,” said Dr. Cano on his new role. ... USU Eastern’s Professional and Technical Education programs are one of the cornerstones of the Price campuses offerings, allowing students to gain a university education and degree while learning valuable work and trade skills like welding, automotive technology, health professions, and more. Students attend these programs from all over the state, and even from across the country, to take advantage of the combination of career and technical education and a university degree.

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