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Two Instituto affiliate faculty win AAUP teaching and service awards

Neag Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership, Milagros Castillo-Montoya, will be honored with a 2021 AAUP Service Excellence award, and Assistant Professor-in-Residence Jesús Ramos-Kittrell will receive a 2021 AAUP Teaching Innovation award. A virtual ZOOM ceremony is planned on Wednesday, April 28th, at 1:00 pm.  Any and all who wish to attend are welcome. Please RSVP […]

UndocuPeer: Dismantling Barriers within Higher Ed

The UndocuPeer training is a two-hour virtual interactive program facilitated by currently and formerly undocumented students that focuses on increasing educators, counselors, and administrators’ knowledge and skills for supporting undocumented students and advocating for institutional changes to ensure access, safety, and belonging for all students regardless of immigration status. Developed by undocumented students, trainers provide […]

Instituto MA Alumni Win Fellowship to Promote Campus Latinx Dialogues

Latinx and Latin American Studies MA graduates, Pauline Batista and Lauren Pérez-Bonilla (now doctoral students in UCONN Geography and Education, respectively), together with History doctoral student Claudio Daflon, have been awarded an Initiative on Campus Dialogs (ICD) Fellowship to develop a year-long project, “Vamos!” Vamos! seeks to gather UConn’s growing Latinx population within a space […]