Hispanic Heritage Month with Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez (2 PD hours)

Join the Mandel School as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with two presentations by Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez. (2 PD hours)

For Faculty & Staff:
Monday, Oct. 2nd from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m.
“From Eggshells to Solid Ground: Skills to Navigate the Complexities of Truly Diverse Contexts”

For Students:
Monday, Oct. 2 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 p.m.
“Speaking Truth to Power: Skills to Navigate the Complexities of Truly Diverse Contexts”

Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez is a native Puerto Rican who earned her Ph. D. from Colorado State University in Counseling Psychology. She began her professorship at Utah State University in 2000. She has been awarded grants from National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, and from el Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, México City, México. These efforts have been in support of underrepresented students’ academic advancement and for research advancements.

She also worked for the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention and Training Task Force. Her extensive research focuses on family processes in Spanish-speaking Latino families.

Each lecture will be held in the senior classroom at the Tinkham Veale University Center

Lunch/Appetizers will be served!

Sponsored by Aces; La Alianza and Alianza Latina/Latino Alliance

Download the full Hispanic Heritage Month schedule