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CTN SCHOLAR MENTOR, RENDON, SPEAKS AT DISTRICT CONVOCATION
CTN Scholar Mentor and Professor at the University of Texas-San Antonio, Laura Rendon, was the keynote speaker at the Alamo Colleges District Convocation held at San Antonio College- McAllister Auditorium on August 19th. Her current research focuses on access, retention and graduation of low-income, first-generation college students and the transformation of teaching and learning to emphasize wholeness and social justice.
Participants who stayed for the breakout session that followed the convocation were eligible to win a copy of her book Sentipensante Pedagogy: Educating for Wholeness, Social Justice and Liberation.
Rendon has received numerous awards including the ASHE Distinguished Service Award, and the NASPA Latino Knowledge Community Outstanding Faculty Award. Rendón has also been inducted into the Iowa Academy of Education.