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Aloha Balza

Florida Atlantic University
Community Engagement Coordinator
Aloha Balza is the Coordinator of the Office of Community Engagement at Florida Atlantic University. Under the guidance of the Executive Director, she assists with the development and management of strategies and policies related to the institution’s community engaged programs. She is also responsible for the collection and reporting of community engagement data as well as maintenance of the office website. Prior to assuming the coordinator position, Aloha worked as a research assistant for the Community Engagement Task Force.

Aloha received a bachelor’s degree in Science from New York University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from FAU. She is currently a PhD candidate in the School for Design and Social Inquiry at FAU. Her dissertation focuses on institutionalization of community-engaged courses viewed through the lens of Institutional Isomorphism.