Gabby Gandara

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Gabby Gandara
Staff, Engineering (College of) - University Studies/Entering Student Program
Assistant Dean, College of Engineering

With close to 30 years in the realm of student success in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Gabby currently serves as Assistant Dean within the College of Engineering. In this position, he oversees K-12 outreach, the Advancement Center for Engineering Students (ACES) and is fully engaged in the Engineering Edge Center which houses student-focused support programs which include orientation and advising. Rooted in evidence-based practices, the programs and relationships his team develops and grows engages students with particular emphasis on collaboration, research-based curriculum, and hi-impact practices. Gabby Gándara holds an MBA and a BS in Industrial Engineering. He has completed over 200 hours of cooperative-learning coursework through the Cooperative Learning Center at the University of Minnesota.


  1. Engineering
  2. Student Success/Services/Development Student Organizations
  3. Guiding/Advising/Coaching
  4. Pre-Professional Experiences
  5. Service/Service-Learning
  6. Orientation
  7. UNIV 1301
  8. Pre-Engineering
  9. Engineering & STEM Education
  10. K-12 Outreach
  11. Civic Engagement
  12. Summer Programs
  13. Recruitment
  14. Retention
  15. Relationship Building
  16. Cooperative Learning
  17. Learning Community