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WISCAPE organizes, sponsors, and co-sponsors events and programs that showcase and promote discussion about the latest postsecondary education issues, trends, and research. Events are most often free and open to the public, but are occasionally offered by invitation only or with a registration fee.

Katherine Cramer Walsh discusses public perceptions of the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a WISCAPE brown bag forum.

Katherine Cramer Walsh discusses public perceptions of the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a WISCAPE brown bag forum.

 

Supporting Latin@ Students at UW-Milwaukee and Marquette

Join ​WISCAPE for a discussion with Jac​queline Black (Marquette) and Alberto Jose Maldonado (UWM) about their campuses' initiatives to support Latin@ students and their shared goal of becoming Hispanic Serving Institutions over the next decade.
Date
Friday, September 22, 2017
Time
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location
159 Education Building
Address
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison WI
Description

Alberto J. MaldonadoJacki BlackJoin ​the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) for a discussion with Jac​queline Black and Alberto Jose Maldonado about their campuses' initiatives to support Latin​@ students and their shared goal of becoming Hispanic Serving Institutions over the next decade. 

Jacqueline Black is the ​associate ​director of Hispanic ​initiatives at Marquette University, and Alberto Jose Maldonado is the ​interim ​director of the Roberto Hernandez Center and the ​lead ​of the Chancellor’s Committee for Hispanic Student Initiatives at UW-Milwaukee.

In order to be designated a Hispanic Serving Institution, colleges/universities must have a Hispanic enrollment that is at least 25 percent of the institution's total enrollment. Marquette’s current Hispanic enrollment is 10.6 percent, and UW-Milwaukee's Hispanic enrollment is 9.9 percent.

Marquette University and UW-Milwaukee would be the first ​campuses in Wisconsin to become Hispanic Serving Institutions.

This event is cosponsored by the Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies Program and the Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program at UW-Madison.

Though an RSVP is not required to attend, please let us know you're coming on Facebook and invite your friends.

Contact
Kari Dickinson
kadickinson@wisc.edu
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