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Charles Mitchel to Moderate Statewide Conference
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Charles MitchelDr. Charles Mitchel, Executive Director of the Academy for Urban School Transformation and The Institute for International Schools at the College of Education and Human Services, will moderate a statewide conference exploring the role of Latinos in higher education. The event -- Latinos and the Future of Higher Education: Access, Retention and Graduate Aspiration -- takes place on April 10 at 8 p.m. at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Trenton, New Jersey. The conference is organized by the Latino Institute, Inc., and is expected to attract more than 400 educators, students and college administrators.

A panel of distinguished professionals including New Jersey Senators Nellie Pou and Robert Singer and Gregg Edwards, Deputy Commissioner of New Jersey Higher Education, will examine a series of important topics including the impact of college costs on graduation rates among Latino students. Panelists will also discuss the growth of the Latino student body, the effect of immigration reform, the adoption of the Dream Act and the role of Latinos as faculty, administrators and in governance.

Dr. Mitchel will present a workshop entitled: Recharging your Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Battery: Getting the energy I need to succeed in Higher Education (and life).

For more information or to register, visit www.latinoinstitute.net.

For more information please contact:
Carmen Torres
(973) 273-0273
Carmentorres50@verizon.net

 

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