Domino R. Perez, Director BUR 552, Mailcode F9200, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 471-4557
CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática
Tue, April 28, 2009 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Sanchez Building, Cissy McDaniel Parker Dean's Conference Room (SZB 238)
In this portfolio plática, Beatriz Gutiérrez examines the LUCHA Program at The University of Texas at Austin, which aims to lower the dropout rate of Hispanic students with support from the Mexican government. Providing the historical context in which the program takes place, Gutierrez discusses the methodology employed and the theories of social and cultural capital, and the theory of caring to explain the program.