EnVisions Conference


Cover PageEvery year the Coalition of Latin@ Scholars hosts a spring conference about the graduate school admissions process. EnVisions brings together graduate students, faculty, and university staff to discuss issues around the admissions process, financial aid, and the challenges faced by undocumented students, working class Latin@ students and other students of color applying to graduate school.  In the past, current professionals have also joined us to share their insights about navigating their career paths and higher education trajectories.

More information on the EnVisions conference will become available closer to the spring.

For a PDF copy of our conference program with important and useful information on how to apply to graduate school and an updated list of scholarships, grants, and fellowships, please click here EnVisions Program 2014

***Please note: This event has already take place. Please check back for updates on our XIV Annual enviXions Conference closer to Spring of 2015.***

We would like to extend an invitation to enVISION your future!

SAVE THE DATE for the XII Annual EnVisions Conference 

Breaking Barriers: Navigating the Graduate School Admissions Process

Saturday, April 26th 2014

Everett Lounge, Teachers College-Columbia University

 Please register here to attend the conference.

Registration is free of charge and provides admission to the entire conference.

If you have any questions, please e-mail us at cls.tccu@gmail.com

Conference program

Saturday, April 26 • Teachers College, Columbia University

9:00–9:50 AM: Breakfast and registration

10:00–10:15 AM: Welcome: Opening remarks

10:15–11:00 AM: Faculty Panel: Envisioning Access in Graduate School

11:05–11:50 AM: Educational Access for Undocumented and UnDACAmented Students

12:00–12:50 PM: Keynote & Community Building Lunch Hour

1:00–2:00 PM: Admissions and Financial Aid Workshop (with Q&A session)

2:05–2:45 PM: How to Play the Graduate School Game: Applying and Transitioning (Student Panel)

2:50–3:45 PM: The Struggle is Real: Intersections of Race, Class and Gender in Academia (Student Panel)

3:45–4:00 PM: Closing Remarks

Hope to see you there!

Address: 525 W120th Street, NYC, NY 10027

Directions: 1 train to 116th (5 minute walk from the station), ABCD trains  to 125th (10 minute walk from the station), M60 bus (120th and Broadway). Teachers College is between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue on 120th street.

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