Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at University of Puerto Rico –Rio Piedras Campus Natural Science Building CN 356 • 8:00am-5:00pm

 

Implementation of Inclusive Excellence Strategies = Higher Latino Retention

Professionals from the PKAL Puerto Rico, the HHMI-PR Outstanding Undergraduate Diversified Program and the NSF-Alliance for Minority Participation are joining efforts to showcase the best practices in research education to foster the retention of undergraduate students in STEM using inclusive excellence strategies. Professors, teachers and students from Puerto Rico will join us for an exciting day of learning new trends that foster inclusion from the classroom to the institutional level. Furthermore, faculty will be able to network with peers from other Hispanic Serving Institutions for, the utmost goal of, writing new grants.

KEY SPEAKER:

John Matsui, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Biological Sciences, University of California at Berkeley

 

INVITED SPEAKERS:

Tykeia Robinson, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Policy Research Fellow
  
Dalice Piñero, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, UPR - Rio Piedras
  
 
Orlando Taylor, Ph.D.
Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Research at Fielding Graduate University
   
 
Kelly Mack, Ph.D.
Vice President for Undergraduate STEM Education & Executive Director PKAL

 

NEW FEATURE ADDED:

AAC&U KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE CLINIC

Meet one-on-one with national evaluation and education research thought leaders to discuss ways to increase your grant proposal competitiveness, improve best practice implementation, and evaluate broadening participation program outcomes. 

For more information contact: Lilliam Casillas-Martinez, Ph.D. Professor, Biology, UPR-Humacao: 787-850-9168, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

First 25 Registrations are Free!
Register Today!
http://www.aacu.org/pkal/regional/puertorico/2019

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