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3rd Virginia Tech Latinx Symposium

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The 3rd Virginia Tech Latinx Symposium has the purpose of increasing visibility, providing a forum for conversation and scholarship, and sharing experiences and strategies that benefit Latinx and Hispanic faculty and students. The theme for this version of the Symposium will be “Raising our Voice-Alzando nuestra Voz"


Thursday, March 3, 2022

Friday, March 4, 2022


Owens Banquet Hall


Veronica Montes (El Centro)

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RSVP for the 3rd Latinx Symposium
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Symposium Schedule

March 3rd - Reception

5:00 - 5:30PM EST Welcome and Introduction by Dr. Menah Pratt-Clark
5:40 - 5:55PM EST Guest Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Carla V. Finkielstein, Ph.D. Scientific director, MolecularDiagnostics Laboratory Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
5:55 - 6:00PM EST Transition
6:00 - 7:00PM EST Fiesta Community Time


March 4th - Reception

8:30 - 9:15AM EST Welcome and Check-In
9:15 - 9:25 AM EST Welcome: Opening remarks and introduction to keynote speaker by Dr. Ellington Graves
9:30 - 10:15 AM EST Keynote Speaker: Dr. Myra Blanco, Ph.D. Director of Advancement, Partnerships, &Outreach Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
10:20 - 10:30 AM EST Transition
10:30 - 11:15 AM EST Education at Virginia Tech Panel
11:30 - 12:15 PM EST Latinx Alumni Panel: Sharing Experiences in Virginia Tech
12:30 - 1:30 PM EST Lunch
1:30 - 2:00 PM EST Poster Session
2:00 - 2:45 PM EST Latinx and Latin-American Studies at Virginia Tech Panel: Possibilities and Challlenges
3:00 - 3:45 PM EST Leadership at Virginia Tech Panel: Student Experiences
4:00 PM EST Closing


3rd Latinx Symposium
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