Assistant Professor Rachel
DeSoto-Jackson was guest speaker at the seventh annual Post Collegiate
Seminar hosted by the Smithsonian’s Latino Center as part of its 20th
anniversary celebration the weekend of November 18, 2017.
She was selected as a leader in the founding
year of their Young Ambassadors program in 2010. Now she returns to contribute more to the
program and the center.
Ambassadors Program Alumni Network creates a community of emerging Latino
leaders and life-long learners by providing opportunities for academic and
professional enhancement and fostering exposure and access to various
professionals and their fields via the Smithsonian Institution and its
DeSoto-Jackson directs the Theater
and Dance initiative for simulation and other forms of applied theater. Her Simulated Patient and Applied Theater
Ensemble (SPATE) conducts simulations and leads applied theater performances to
enhance learning and transform community at IUP.
Department of Theater and Dance