#BeyondTheBooks: Carlos Tejada

#BeyondTheBooks: Carlos Tejada

Welcome to our series #BeyondTheBooks, where we’ll get to ask a staff member, or possibly alums/partners, fun questions. So often we focus on the work and mission behind what we do, which is great, but we believe that relationship/community building never ends....
Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 5

Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 5

Conclusion With the growing number of Latinx enrolling in college, but not attaining degrees, support and institutional systems must be examined more in depth. Research has shown that ethnic identity, ability to use resources, ability to navigate campus ecology, and...
Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 4

Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 4

We see the need to support our Latinx students before and while their at college. We begin to understand the different aspects that contribute to Latinx persistence and success. We’ve learned of the different categories Latinx may fit into and how that effects...
Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 3

Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 3

Let’s recap what we know so far. Latinx students are increasingly going to college, which is great. However, they’re dropping out at equal rates. Latinx students may have learned Spanish before English, and must not only overcome language barriers but also...
Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 2

Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 2

We have an understanding of what an ecology of a campus is and how it affects the development of students of color as a whole, but what are the specifics? There is an increasing amount of literature around the state of Latinx in higher education, and the literature...
Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 1

Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 1

Supporting Latinx on College Campuses through an Equity-Minded Lens For the purposes of this article, Latinx will be used to be inclusive of all gender and homogeneous ethnic identities. This article is the first piece in a five-part series that looks into the factors...