Bea González Receives Latino Americans of Central New York Award

The dean of University College is among five honorees receiving WCNY TV's Latino American of Central New York Award. Bea González was among a group of individuals who have chosen to make Central New York their home and are working to make a difference in the community. They were recognized for overcoming challenges and having gone on to become community leaders or business professionals, and are enriching Central New York with their talents, accomplishments or volunteer efforts.

González has more than 30 years of experience in continuing education, as well as a distinguished record of public service. She joined University College in 1984 as an academic advisor and quickly rose through the ranks. After serving as associate dean at UC, she was appointed interim dean in 2004 and as dean in 2007.

González is featured in the following WCNY segment highlighting her family, her life and her work.