Mount Union College Announces New Grant Administrator for the Center for Public Service

April 13, 2010

Angela Datz-Blanco has been named grant administrator for the Center for Public Service at Mount Union College.


She will create all systems for the monitoring and evaluation of the programs at the Center and be responsible for all administrative aspects.

Datz-Blanco was most recently regional coordinator for the Global Education Partnership in the United States and Guatemala.

She is a native of Alliance and graduated from Alliance High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies and gender and a Master of Arts degree in international and intercultural management and organizational management from the School for International Training, in Brattleboro, Vermont. She received a TESOL Teacher's Certificate from the Center for English and Training Programs, also at the School for International Training.

She is a member of the Association for Women's Rights in Development, former advisor to the Guatemala National Soccer Association and a member of the Delta Zeta sorority. She has served as a Habitat for Humanity volunteer. Datz-Blanco is a member of the Abiding Savior Lutheran Church of Alliance.

Datz-Blanco resides in Alliance with her husband, Hediberto Blanco Guerra.

This is a congressionally directed grant and 100% of the Center for Public Service is financed by the Federal government. The actual dollar amount of the grant is $994,100.00 to be used over a period of two years. Mount Union College after two years will provide financial backing for the entire center.

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