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Cynthia Soto

Director, Native American Support Program (NASP)

Contact

Office Phone:

(312) 996-4515

About

Role in Student Affairs: My role is to create and provide a safe and supportive university experience for the success of Native American and Indigenous students at UIC. It is my passion to guide students on the academic journey with a strong sense of their own stories and identity as a Native American/Indigenous person.

Education: B.A. in Elementary Education with an Illinois K-9 Teacher's Certification, The University of Illinois at Chicago, M.A. in Educational-Institutional Leadership, The University of Illinois at Chicago

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Professional Affiliations: NASPA Region IV East Indigenous Knowledge Community Co-representative, American Indian Center of Chicago Board of Directors, Northwestern University Native American and Indigenous Peoples Steering Committee

Activities/Interests:
In her spare time, she enjoys going antiquing, road trips, sewing, and spending lots of time with her 10 year old daughter on different adventures.