Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Jorge A. Segovia

Fri, May 2, 2014 | Meeting Room 1.118, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"The Use of Mentoring to Impact Retention Amongst Latino Males, and My Role Within Project MALES"

Latino student retention and graduation at four-year institutions continues to be a major concern among college and university officials. Mentoring has long been associated with the apprentice model of graduate education, it is increasingly viewed as a retention and enrichment strategy for undergraduate education. This portfolio plática by Jorge A. Segovia will highlight the work of a collabortive project that specifically examined the role of undergraduate mentoring. The plática will also discuss Segovia's role as a Mentoring Site Coordinator for Project MALES and the future direction of the program.

Jorge A. Segovia is a masters candidate in the Department of Educational Administration with a Graduate Portfolio in Mexican American Studies. His supervisor is Victor B. Sáenz, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration.

Sponsored by: Center for Mexican American Studies

Bookmark and Share