MMUF Fellow News


Fellow Lizbeth Zúñiga Presents Research at the AAHHE Annual National Conference

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One of our MMUF Fellows, Lizbeth Zúñiga, who is a Chicanx Studies major, presented her work at this year's American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) annual conference in Costa Mesa, California. AAHHE is a prestigious national organization dedicated to addressing issues and concerns affecting the Hispanic population. Lizbeth's talk, which was presented alongside her faculty mentor and a peer, was titled, "Creating Space for Latinx and Chicanx Academic Excellence in Higher Education." We are proud of Lizbeth and her mentor, Dr. Benavides López!
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MMUF Fellow Porscha Singh Wins First Place at CSUDH Student Research Day

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Porscha Singh, a Communications major and MMUF Fellow, won first place at her session, Humanities & Letters II, at CSUDH's 2019 Student Research Day. Her presentation, which draws from her MMUF research, was titled, "The Sweet Representations of Queen Sugar." Her win comes with a cash prize of $100 and much applause from her Mellon family. Congratulations, Porscha!
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