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Elena Chabolla

About Elena Chabolla

Elena has worked in a staff capacity at the University of Arizona since April 2012, currently as Senior Program Coordinator in the Department of Communication. Before that she worked in the Department of History as a Graduate Coordinator/Program Coordinator, Sr., spending most of her time on course scheduling/management, as well as tasks related to monitoring graduate student benchmarks, financial awards, and working closely with department leadership and the business manager on Graduate Assistant/Associate placement. Elena also worked at the School of Journalism in the realm of course scheduling/management, as well as coordinator for the Center for Border and Global Journalism. Before joining the UA, Elena worked as a Spanish/English medical interpreter, and she also worked for 18 years as a journalist, mostly as a copy editor, at the Grand Rapids Press (Michigan); Akron Beacon Journal (Ohio), and at the Tucson Citizen and Arizona Daily Star (Arizona). She will soon complete an MA in Sociology.

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Elena Chabolla
Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Sr.
Telephone: (520) 626-8240
Fax: (520) 621-5504
Office: Communication 211


MA in Sociology, Spring 2020; BA in Journalism, Spring 1989; HR Certificate, 2013

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