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American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education — Junior Faculty Fellows — Deadline October 10, 2011

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Faculty Fellows Program | Schedule

Announcement: The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), Inc. is now accepting applications for the AAHHE Junior Faculty Fellows Program for the 2012 AAHHE National conference. The conference will be held August 8-10, 2012, at the Hilton Costa Mesa Hotel, Costa Mesa, California. Participation in the Faculty Fellows Program will begin on March 6, 2012 continue throughout the conference and end on March 10, 2012.

Fellowship Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:
– Hispanic, Latina/o and or Chicana/o Background; – Currently serving in year one, two, or three as an untenured, tenure-track faculty member; – Demonstrated ability to contribute to a defined area of scholarship; – Demonstrated ability to contribute to the enhancement of Latinas/os in higher education.

The AAHHE Junior Faculty Fellowship includes:

Conference registration fees
Special events
Hotel accommodations
Travel (funds available for students unable to secure additional support from their departments)
Fellowship recipients are expected to participate in the following:

Attend the entire conference (including special events sponsored by AAHHE)
Provide staffing support for AAHHE activities (interact with other AAHHE members)
Provide an unpublished manuscript for review by a senior faculty member
participate in all Faculty Fellows activities
Application Procedures:
Applications are due by Monday, October 10, 2011.

Los Padres Foundation Benefit Concert

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011


Los Padres Foundation Benefit Concert

Power of One Latin Jazz Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

Performances by Dave Valentin, Huey Dunbar IV, Ray Vega, Oskar Cartaya. Special Invited Guest *Eddie Palmieri

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

To purchase tickets:

Founded in 1995, Los Padres Foundation is dedicated to helping economically disadvantaged New York and New Jersey metropolitan Latinos youth realize their full potential through education and community service. Hundreds of scholarships have been awarded to our local youth to date. Join us as we celebrate our young people and support their educational endeavors. You will be sending a youth to college!



Screening of Entre Nos in Support of the Dream Fellowship Program

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

The Dream Fellowship Program, an initiative of the New York Immigration Coalition in partnership with the Fund for Public Advocacy, will provide a group of exceptional Dreamers with scholarships and internships at organizations that educate and empower immigrant families across New York City.

Please support the Dream Fellowship Program by attending this screening. Each donation will take these students one step closer to graduating from college and achieving their dreams.

On October 3rd, the Tribeca Film Institute will host a screening of Paola Mendoza and Gloria La Mortes’ award winning film “Entre Nos,” a heart wrenching story based on the Mendoza family’s own immigrant experience, in support of the Dream Fellowship Program. Additionally, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American and Paola Mendoza will hold a discussion following the film about the importance of comprehensive immigration reform. This will be a night of true star power – people emboldened by their passion for those most affected by our broken immigration system.

You may purchase tickets here:

Time: Monday, October 3 6:00-9:00 p.m. Where: Tribeca Cinemas


Inter-University Program for Latino Research

Friday, September 16th, 2011

The Inter-University Program for Latino Research, is a consortium of
University based centers dedicated to the advancement of the Latino
intellectual presence in the United States. IUPLR works to expand the pool
of Latino scholars and leaders and increase the availability of
policy-relevant Latino-focused research. With headquarters at the University
of Notre Dame, and Washington DC, IUPLR work to strengthen the network of
centers and to enhance their institutional capacity. IUPLR objectives are to
promote comparative, interdisciplinary, and policy-focused research; develop
collaborative national programs that support Latino students and faculty in
higher education; established collaborative projects with scholars in the
arts, culture and the humanities; and to disseminate publications generated
by the IUPLR national network of scholars.

Centro at Hunter College, CUNY and the Dominican Studies Institute City College, CUNY are members.

See their website for information on conferences, grants and national news in Education and Latino Studies.

Ford Foundation Fellowships

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. (Click on Heading to enter Ford site.)

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