David Harwell

Latinos/as Take Nontraditional Paths into STEM Fields

Discussion created by David Harwell on May 27, 2009

More Hispanic students are enrolling in college than ever, with male Latino enrollment increasing 255% between 1976 and 2004, and that of Latinas rising by 510%. However, many Latinos/as are concentrated in two-year community colleges, according to Deborah Santiago, Vice President for Policy and Research of ¡Excelencia! In Education, who recently presented at Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology’s monthly Betty Vetter Seminar Series.