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Rescheduled: OLLAS Charla “Encouraging Students of Color to Succeed in Higher Education”

February 25, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Please join the UNO’s Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) as it kicks off its first OLLAS Charla for the Spring 2021 semester, “Encouraging Students of Color to Succeed in Higher Education” on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6:00 PM, with Candice Castillo, Executive Director of Equity and Outreach for the Houston Independent School District and Omar Correa, OLLAS Faculty and UNO’s Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management who will moderate the event. As the Executive Director of Equity and Outreach, Ms. Castillo is responsible for district-wide oversight of Wraparound Services, family engagement strategies, student mentoring programs, parent center, and other special projects.

Her extensive experience engaging multicultural and cross-functional audiences and developing bilingual (English-Spanish) communications in various settings has fueled her passion for empowering communities and families to help their children succeed in school and in life. Come learn about how we can take steps to encourage our students of color to succeed in higher education and beyond!

Zoom Link to Register: https://bit.ly/2Mw7H2T

This event is co-sponsored by the UNO’s Staff Advisory Council.

About the OLLAS Charla Series

The name of the series, Charla, means “chat” in English. Established in 2003, the series was created to engage the UNO and greater Omaha community in informed and informal conversations about Latino and Latin American related issues. Each event in the series is free and open to the public.

For more information please contact Yuriko Doku, OLLAS Assistant Director, at ydoku@unomaha.edu or 402-554-3835.


February 25, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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