Webinar on 10/30 Regarding Undocumented Students at Community Colleges!


downloadJoin a webinar on October 30th, 2018 organized by UndocuScholars, the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Presidential Commission on Undocumented Immigrants, and UConn’s Neag School of Education regarding undocumented students at community colleges!

To RSVP, visit s.uconn.edu/UndocEdu.


The “Trump Effect” and Undocumented and DACA Community College Students
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018
11 a.m. – 12 noon PDT

Moderated by Susana M. Muñoz, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor, Higher Education Leadership,
Colorado State University


Reyna Anaya, Ph.D., Dean of Students
Community College of Aurora

Brian R. Mitra, Ed.D., Dean of Student Affairs
Kingsborough Community College

Dion Duran, MA, Coordinator of Community Outreach and Enrollment
Front Range Community College

Erin Howard, MA, Latino Outreach Director and Global Learning Project Leader
Bluegrass Community and Technical College


Darsella Vigil, Ph.D. student, University of Denver

The burgeoning research on undocu/DACAmented students attending community colleges suggests that barriers to college access and persistence continue to exist despite in-state tuition policies. This webinar will feature panelists who discuss undocu/DACAmented students attending community colleges and how the current political climate has influenced undocu/DACAmented community college students’ navigation of their educational trajectories, using the state of Colorado as a case study.­

Read the research brief on which the webinar will be based at s.uconn.edu/communitycollege.

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Rachel is a PhD student in the Social Sciences and Comparative Education at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies where she is a Research Associate for the Civil Rights Project and the Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education. She has worked closely with undocumented youth in several regions including California, Massachusetts, and Washington, DC. Rachel has also worked in the higher education sector for Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, MassBay Community College, Bunker Hill Community College, Achieving the Dream, and Jobs for the Future. She received her Masters in Higher Education from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and her Bachelors in philosophy from the University of Chicago.


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