Dr. Moore de Peralta, Clemson University research assistant professor in the Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies and assistant professor in the Department of Languages, has received the 2018 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry.

Dr. Moore de Peralta, Clemson University research assistant professor in the Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies received the 2018 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry.
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Arelis Moore de Peralta, Ph.D., Clemson University research assistant professor in the Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies and assistant professor in the Department of Languages, has received the 2018 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry.

This award is given to a faculty member in recognition of their outstanding work with undergraduate students. Students participating in Creative Inquiry projects are the nominators for this award.

In a nomination letter for the award, Moore de Peralta was described as someone who has encouraged and helped her students to present research all across the nation. She provides leadership opportunities for her students, through projects and fostering communication and organizational skills in each person. She encourages outreach and building partnerships with different organizations on campus, and promotes countless public speaking opportunities by allowing each student to present at conferences locally and nationally.

The Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry will be presented to Moore de Peralta at an Awards Ceremony, Tuesday, May 8, at 1 p.m. in the Watt Family Innovation Center Auditorium.  This recognition comes with a monetary award.

In addition, Moore de Peralta is invited to be the 2019 Plenary speaker at next year’s Focus on Creative Inquiry. She will also have the opportunity to act as an ambassador for CI in the upcoming year.