NSF Speaker Series


NSF Speaker Series

The National Science Foundation’s Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Program cordially invites you to the Human Resource Division’s 30th Anniversary Celebration featuring the HSI program.  We are excited to bring you a month-long speaker series which will highlight current research from the HSI community. Learn more from the HSI Speaker Series webpage or the flier below:

Our kick-off Speaker Series event is Wednesday September 8, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Eastern Time. This event will focus on the State of HSIs, and feature speakers from the National Science Foundation and Excelencia in Education. 

Webinars will occur every Wednesday for the month of September from 12:00 – 1:30pm (EST). All events are free and open to the public via Zoom. Registration is required.

Below is the full list of webinars and registration links:

The Current and Future State of HSIs – September 8, 2021Presenter(s): Excelencia in Education: Dr. Deborah Santiago, CEO and Dr. Sarita Brown, President
Register in advance for this webinar: https://nsf.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_3RgztOBtSj2ph-iIigvcpg

Realizing the Potential of HSIs to Broaden Science Opportunities – September 15, 2021Presenter(s): Dr. Anne-Marie Nuñez, Professor, The Ohio State University
Register in advance for this webinar: https://nsf.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_4ArIfZ92QnCsSJRS5srHLA

Understanding Servingness within the Context of HSIs – September 22, 2021
Presenter(s):Dr. Gina Garcia, University of Pittsburg: Enhancing servingness & improving undergraduate education in STEMDr. Elba Serrano, HSI STEM Hub: How the HSI STEM Resource Hub helps build capacity and enhance “servingness” at HSIs
Register in advance for this webinar: https://nsf.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_ybDlboDmQwiBi4zcFLn8eQ

Voices (Voices) from the Community – September 29, 2021

A panel of HSI program awardees will discuss lessons learned from implementing their HSI projects. Each panelist will explore their projects through the context of “Servingness,” how their project is transforming their institution, the community of HSIs, and promotes the HSI Program goals.

Presenter(s): Dr. Humberto Cavallin, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Dr. Doris Espiritu, Wilbur Wright College

Dr. Carla Lopez Del Puerto, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Alexandra Strong, Florida International University

Dr. Meagan R. Kendall, The University of Texas at El Paso

Dr. Esther Wilde, Lehman College, City University of New York

Register in advance for this webinar:https://nsf.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_jd6ZetTNRPytdeber-Gghg Best,HSI Team

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