Jean Quintero Hall

Jean Hall

Title: Communications and History Educator (Retired)
Company: Western New Mexico University
Location: Fallon, Nevada, United States

Jean Quintero Hall, Retired Communications and History Educator at Western New Mexico University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in higher education.

Ms. Hall commenced her career as a coordinator in the Title XII Office of the College of Agriculture at the University of Delaware in 1980, holding the role for two years. Thereafter, she served Kapi’olani Community College as a faculty member from 1984 to 1985, Catholic Social Services in Honolulu as a community developer in 1985, and the City and County of Honolulu as the administrator of the contracts department from 1985 to 1986. Soon thereafter, she acted as a faculty member at New River Community College from 1986 to 1990, administrator of Radford University from 1987 to 1989, and faculty member at Radford University and president of the Global Society from 1989 to 1992. From 1992 to 1994, she served as an independent consultant prior to being a faculty member at Western New Mexico University, a position she held from 1994 to 2010.

Alongside her primary endeavors, Ms. Hall was an advisory board member of the International Federation of Knights of Rizal from 2008 to 2011, president of the Asian Resource Group of New Mexico from 2006 to 2007, and columnist of the Filipino-American Journal from 1999 to 2003. Furthermore, she was a former board member of Women-in-Development of the United Nations and hospitality committee of the City of Seattle. She has additionally been a frequent speaker in her field.

To prepare for her career, Ms. Hall pursued a formal education at the University of Washington, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in communications in 1978. Thereafter, she received a Master of Public Administration from the University of Delaware in 1984. Currently involved in several writing projects on the life of the Philippine national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, she previously authored “Rizal: Our Beloved Beacon” in 1996, 2008, and 2011, as well as “Desiderate Melodies” in 1990.

In an effort to remain abreast of developments in the industry, Ms. Hall maintains affiliation with numerous organizations, such as the Pacific and Asian Communications Association, the Filipino American Educators Association, the Filipino Cultural Heritage Society, and Sigma Iota Epsilon. Likewise, she is a member of the Asian Studies/Philippine Studies Group and the Filipino American Association of New Mexico.

In light of her exceptional achievements, Ms. Hall has accrued several accolades and honors. The recipient of a Citation for Lifetime Achievement from the International Federation of Knights of Rizal in 2008, she was named one of 2,000 Notable American Women by the American Biographical Institute in 2000 and one of 2,000 Outstanding Scholars of the Century in 1999. Earlier in her career, she was a project grantee of the Commission of the 21st Century Education in the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1991 and a Graduate Fellow of the State of Delaware from 1982 to 1984. Likewise, the University of Washington Filipino Alumni Association recognized her as an Outstanding Filipino University Graduate in 1978. She was highlighted in Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.

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