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Westminster College Titan Table Talk: Latino/a/x & Hispanic Professionals in Higher Education

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Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The Westminster College Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host its first Titan Table Talk on Latino/a/x & Hispanic Professionals in Higher Education at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28 in the Cultural Center in McKelvey Campus Center.

Titan Table Talks, a new Westminster College Cultural Center initiative, will focus on and acknowledge current events and diverse populations on Westminster’s campus.

This month’s talk will feature Dr. Rene Pico, associate professor and chair of the School of Education; Dr. Diana Ortiz, associate professor of biology; and Meirel Rodriguez Febus, a member of the Spanish faculty at Westminster College.

Topics of discussion include:

  • Federal policy for Latinos in higher education
  • Acceptance in their own community
  • Experiences in higher education—positive/negative
  • What is changing for Latinos & Hispanics in higher education?
  • Transition for Latino/a to Latinix: Is it acceptable by all?

The Westminster College Cultural Center is centrally located in the former campus gift shop and is a programming, study and lounge space for the campus community.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information on Titan Table Talks, contact Divine Davenport, assistant director for diversity and inclusion at