Juan Mendizabal

Juan Mendizabal is the Assistant Director for Leadership Education and Development in the Department of Student Engagement and Leadership. As a leadership educator, Juan is interested in the ways that leadership complexities, identity, and social justice intersect with one another. Juan regularly teaches courses in the Leadership Studies minor, including Leadership for Social Change, an elective course that utilizes dialogue and mindfulness as grounding frameworks. He earned a Bachelor of Science in English Education from Florida State University and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida while also spending time at Duke University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Rollins College. Juan has served in the non-profit sector developing domestic and international youth leadership programs and currently serves as a Co-Lead Facilitator for LeaderShape, Inc.

Contact FYS

The First Year Seminar is part of the General Education Program located in Anne Belk Hall, Room 250.

Phone: 828-262-2028

Our mailing address:
First Year Seminar
ASU Box 32065
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Director of First Year Seminar:
Rick Klima
klimare@appstate.edu

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