Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Tracy Arambula-Turner

Wed, May 4, 2011 | Chicano Culture Room (UNB 4.206), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Caballeros Making Capital Gains: The Role of Social Capital in Latino First-Year College Persistence at a Predominantly White 4-Year Institution

This portfolio plática by Tracy Arambula-Turner will consider the experiences of a first-year cohort of Latino males attending a predominantly White public flagship institution of higher education. Specifically, the relationship between their ability to draw upon and use various forms of social capital, and their persistence to their second year of college will be discussed.

Sponsored by: Center for Mexican American Studies

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