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3rd Virginia Tech Latinx Symposium

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What?

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"

When?

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Friday, March 4, 2022

Where?

Owens Banquet Hall

Who?

Veronica Montes (El Centro)

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Symposium Schedule


March 3rd - Reception

TIME DESCRIPTION
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

TIME DESCRIPTION
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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