August 23, 2013

Natalia Sepúlveda has been awarded a McNair Fellowship to conduct research with Dr. Martha García, who is her mentor and the director of her undergraduate thesis. Her thesis, “The Importance of Education from a Global Perspective: Teaching Don Quixote in the 21ST Century,” has led her to continue her studies at the graduate level.

Natalia is part of the Spanish M.A. program and plans to pursue a doctorate after she completes her graduate degree at UCF.

The McNair Scholars Program is UCF’s nationally recognized program dedicated to preparing low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented undergraduate students for graduate education leading to a Ph.D.