Honors: Michael Curtis, Brittney Farrow, and Melissa Yzaguirre

Michael Curtis, Brittney Farrow, and Melissa Yzaguirre (all Marriage and Family Therapy) all have been admitted to the 2017-18 Minority Fellowship Program of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. The program is dedicated to expanding the delivery of culturally competent mental health and substance abuse services to underserved minority populations and increasing the number of culturally competent marriage and family therapists. Additionally, Curtis was awarded the diversity scholarship for emerging leaders. All three are first-generation college students who are in their third year of study in the UNLV's marriage and family therapy program.

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