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Domino R. Perez, Director GWB 1.102, Mailcode F9200, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 471-8358

CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: Jorge A. Segovia

Fri, May 2, 2014 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Meeting Room 1.118, Student Activity Center (SAC), The University of Texas at Austin

"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

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