AAHHE: American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, inc.

AAHHE 2017 Conference Sessions

Pre-Conference Workshops
March 9, 2017, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Pre-Conference Workshop #1

"Re-Envisioning Leadership within a New Higher Education Paradigm"

This workshop introduces a ground breaking program of leadership development, which connects issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion with the public good mission of higher education.

Speakers:
  1. John C Burkhardt , Professor of Clinical Practice, Center for the Study of Higher and Post secondary Education, Founding Director, National Forum of Higher Education for the Public Good, University of Michigan
  2. Noe Ortega, Managing Director, New Leadership Academy, National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good, University of Michigan
  3. Betty J Overton-Adkins, Clinical Professor, Center for the Study of Higher Education and Post secondary Education, Faculty Director, National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good, University of Michigan

Pre-Conference Workshop #2

"Community College Best Practices, "Laredo Community College and Texas A&M International University: Focus on Student Success"

Using research focused on student success best practices and focus group information, a Summer Program at Laredo Community College uses four years of data to address the challenge of specifically working with Hispanic students in innovative ways.

Speakers:
  1. Alicia Gonzalez-Quiroz, Ph.D. Activity Director, Title V Grant, U.S. Department of Education
  2. Nora R Garza, Ph.D. Projector Director, V.P. for Resources Development, Laredo Community College

Pre-Conference Workshop #3

"Pathways to a Career"

To address educational and professional skills for post baccalaureate placements.

Speakers:
  1. Mark Kamimura, Director of Graduate Student Success, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan
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