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The Center for Research and Policy in Education

The Center for Research and Policy in Education welcomes you!

The Center for Research and Policy in Education welcomes you!


Invited Presentations

Rendon, L.I. Leveraging Student Assets to Foster Success, Vanderbilt University, January 2, 2017


Rendon, L.I. Working With Student Assets and Contemplative Pedagogy, CSU-Fresno, January 28, 2017


Rendon, L.I. Fostering Student Success: Employing Validation, High Impact Practices and an Asset-Based Framework, CSU- Stanislaus, February 1, 2017


Rendon, L.I. Working With Student Assets to Foster Success, Naropa University, March 8, 2017


Rendon, L.I. Success for All Students, The Importance of Validation High Impact Learning Experiences and Student Assets, University of Colorado, Boulder—March 9 and 15, 2017


Rendon, L.I. Toward An Education That Reflects the Realities of Today’s Community College Students, College of the Redwoods, April 6, 2017


Rendon, L.I. The Inclusive, Socially Just University. Student Assets, High Impact Practices and Personal and Social Transformation. Governor’s State University, April 28, 2017


Rendon, L.I. Developing An Asset-Based Framework for Student Success. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, May 18, 2017


Nora, A. The Impact of a State Grants Program on Student Outcomes: Access, Persistence, and Graduation. University of Houston (May, 2016).


Rendon, L.I. Employing Validation to Foster Student Success. NODA Conference, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Preparing Students for Academic Success. Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Leveraging Student Assets in Community Colleges. North Texas Community College Consortium, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Validation Theory Workshop. Worcester State University, Worcester, MA, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Fostering Equity and Student Success in Higher Education. Worcester State University, Worcester, MA, 2016


Rendon, L.I. Employing An Asset-Based Framework to Foster Equity, Inclusion and Student Success.  Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Raising the Bar Toward Student Success. New Mexico State University, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Toward An Education That Reflects the Realities of Community College Students. East Los Angeles Community College, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Employing An Asset-Based Framework to Foster Equity, Inclusion and Student Success.  Illinois Latino Association, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Toward An Education That Reflects the Realities of Community College Students. Mira Mar Community College, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. The Importance of Working With A Culturally-Validating, Asset-Based Student Success Framework in STEM. STEM Cultural Colloquium, University of New Mexico, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Employing An Asset Based Framework to Foster Student Success.  Community College Association of Texas Trustees, 2016.


Rendon, L.I. Toward An Education That Reflects the Realities of Today’s Community College Students, East Los Angeles Community College, December 2, 1016


Rendon, L.I. Recruitment, Development and Retention of Latino Culturally Sensitive Educators, Arizona Hispanic Community Forum, 2015.


Rendon, L.I. Success for All Students. Iowa STEM Initiative, 2015.


Rendon, L.I. Embracing Vulnerability and Empowerment in the Quest for Liberation, CSU-Sacramento, 2015.


Rendon, L.I. Working With An Asset-Based Framework and Contemplative Pedagogy to Foster Success. University of La Verne, 2015.


Rendon, L.I. Recruitment, Development and Retention of Latino Culturally Sensitive Educators. Arizona Hispanic Community Forum. (2015).


Rendon, L.I. Working With An Asset-Based Framework and Contemplative Pedagogy to Foster Success. University of LaVerne. (2015).


Rendon, L.I., & Nora, A. A Contemporary Analysis of Latino/a College Experiences and Completion (Part 2). San Antonio Diplomas Project Staff. (March, 2014).


Rendon, L.I. Fostering Success for Latin@ Students in Community Colleges. Iowa Latino Initiative. (2014).


Rendon, L.I. Leveraging Student Strengths to Foster Success, Student Success Symposium, Education Policy Institute, San Antonio, TX. (2014).


Rendon, L.I. Validation Theory: An Asset-Based Framework to Foster Student Success. Catch the Next Puente. (2014).


Rendon, L.I., & Nora, A., & Kanagala, V. Fostering Success for UTSA Students, College Completion Academy, UTSA. (2014).


Rendon, L.I. Fostering Success for Community College Students. San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX. (2014).


Rendon, L.I. Mentoring Students. UTSA, San Antonio, TX. (2014).


Rendon, L.I. Succeeding in the Community College. Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA. (2014).


Rendon, L.I., Leveraging Student Strengths to Foster Success, Terry Piper Distinguished Lecture, CSU-Northridge, Northridge, CA. (2014).


Rendon, L.I. Validation Theory and Student Success. Cafe College, San Antonio, TX. (2014).


Rendon, L.I. Validation Theory and Student Success. Community College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA. (2014).


Rendon, L.I. , Nora, A., & Kanagala, V. Fostering Latin@ Student Success, Student Success Institute, American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Costa Mesa, CA. (2014).


Rendon, L.I. Fostering Success for Latin@ Students in Community Colleges, Iowa Latino Initiative, Iowa State University, Ankeny, IA., 2014.


Rendon, L.I. Leveraging Student Strengths to Foster Success. Student Success Conference, Education Policy Institute, San Antonio, TX, 2014.


Nora, A., & Rendon, L.I. College Completion Academy, Fostering Success for UTSA Students, UTSA, 2014.


Rendon, L.I. Fostering Success for Community College Students, San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX. 2014.


Rendon, L.I. Succeeding in the Community College, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA, 2014.


Rendon, L.I. Terry Piper Distinguished Lecture, Leveraging Student Strengths to Foster Success, CSU-Northridge, Northridge, CA, 2014.


Rendon, L.I. Validation Theory and Student Success, Cafe College, San Antonio, TX, 2014.


Rendon, L.I. Validation Theory and Student Success, Community College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA. 2014.


Nora, A., & Rendon, L.I. Student Success Institute, Fostering Latin@ Student Success, American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Costa Mesa, CA. (2014).


Rendon, L.I., & Nora, A. A Contemporary Analysis of Latino/a College Experiences and Completion (Part 1). San Antonio Diplomas Project Staff.(Sept, 2013).


Rendon, L. I. & Nora, A., Latino College Completion. Cafe College, San Antonio, TX. (September 24, 2013).


Rendon, L.I. Developing a Latino/a Research Agenda. National Latino Scholars Symposium, , UTSA & HACU, San Antonio, TX. (June 10, 2012).


Rendon, L. I., Dowd, A., & Nora, A. Priced Out: A Closer Look at Postsecondary Financial Aid for Latinos. White House Symposium, White House Initiative on Excellence for Hispanic Americans, Los Angeles, CA. (August 17, 2012).


Rendon, L.I. Research on Latino Student Success. Latino Legacy Conference, Austin, TX. (May 26, 2012).


Rendon, L.I. Validation Theory and Student Success. American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Costa Mesa, CA. (March 8, 2012).


Rendon, L. I. (Panelist). Latino Student Success Outcomes. Annual HBCU, HSI and Tribal College Conference, ETS, San Antonio, TX. (February 23, 2012).


Rendon, L.I. Research on Student Success, Validation Theory and Student Success. TG, San Antonio, TX. (March 29, 2012).