Name: Chiana Diggs
Title: Learning Specialist
Department: Center for Academic Performance
How long have you worked here, and what did you do before joining the UNT Health Science Center?
I have worked at UNTHSC for two years. Prior to joining UNTHSC, I worked as assistant director of admissions at UNT Denton. I was employed by UNT Denton for 14 years.
What are your job duties at the Health Science Center?
As a learning specialist, I have the opportunity to provide academic support to the UNTHSC campus by implementing and coordinating academic programs for all UNTHSC students, collaborating with academic departments to offer services and providing academic counseling to all UNTHSC students.
The Health Science Center's values are compassion, integrity, excellence, pride, innovation and teamwork. Can you give an example of how your department or your coworkers demonstrate one of these values?
The mission of our division is "fostering student success," and, given the nature of our department, our team shows each of these values daily. We are student advocates, remaining committed to serving students, collaborating and supporting other campus departments and showing a genuine concern for our fellow team members.
What's the best part about working at the Health Science Center?
The most fulfilling part of my job is working with students and assisting them to meet their personal and academic goals.
What do you like to do when you aren't at the Health Science Center?
I love spending time with my family, which is the most important part of my life. I also enjoy dancing, singing and trying new recipes.
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