Yoli Vega

Director of Phelps Scholars Program and Assistant Professor of Education
616.395.7026vega@hope.edu
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Yolanda Vega started working for Hope in 1991. She is the current director of the Phelps Scholars Program and a faculty member with the Department of Education.

Areas of expertise

Since starting at Hope, Yolanda has had the opportunity to work in the Admissions, Multicultural Life, Residential Life and the TRiO Upward Bound program. In July 2013, she began teaching First Year Seminar and Foundations of Education courses.

Education

  • M.Ed., Grand Valley State University, 2012
  • Universidad de las Américas, 2010
  • B.A., Hope College, 1988

Honors, grants and awards

  • Kate Garrod Post Education Scholarship, Women’s Literary Club of Holland, 2010
  • West Michigan 50 Women of Influence, 2007

Selected publications

  • “Los sueños de una Mexicana, the dreams of a Mexican woman,” In Our Own Words: A Journal about Women, Grand Valley State University Women’s Center, 2011
  • “Una mujer de color, a woman of color,” In Our Own Words: A Journal about Women, Grand Valley State University Women’s Center, 2010
  • “Cultural identity of Latino students and academic success,” Michigan Association of Teacher Educators Journal, 2010

Outside the college

Yolanda enjoys being with family, reading, singing, listening to music and trying new recipes.

 

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Yoli Vega

Phone Number616.395.7026

Scott Hall-Room B4 113 East 13th Street Holland, MI 49423-3698