Awale Osman is an Academic Success Coach in the TRIO/Student Support Services program at Normandale Community College. TRIO/SSS is a federally funded program that supports the academic and personal development of low- to moderate-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities. Awale earned his bachelor’s degree in communication studies with a minor in gender, sexuality and women’s studies at Augsburg College. He most recently served as Community Outreach Coordinator for Minnesota Urban Debate League’s Somali Debate and the Spanish Debate leagues.
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