Dr. Luis Ponjuan, co-director of Project MALES and soon to be Associate Professor at Texas A&M University, recently gave a featured lecture at the University of Arkansas for their “Latino Question” event in early June. Kudos to Dr. Ponjuan for representing Project MALES and for sharing the important work we… read more
The River City Youth Foundation (RCYF) and Father Active in Communities and Education (FACE) recently hosted their 12th annual Father’s Day Parade in the Dove Spring neighborhood of Austin, TX. Project MALES is a proud partner of both organizations. Congrats on great work RCYF and FACE!
Project MALES Director, Dr. Victor Saenz, was recently featured in an NBC-Dallas story for his presentation at Tarrant County College – Trinity River Campus. The presentation focused on recent research findings from their ongoing work on Latino males in Texas community colleges. He was joined by Project staff members Milagros… read more
Several local and online news outlets have published stories about our 2012 UT Latino Male Symposium: Texas Higher Education Journal: Building a Culture of Support for Latino Males (May 14, 2012) San Antonio Express-News: Programs Needed to Encourage Latino Males (May 10, 2012) The Daily Texan: 2012 Sweatt Symposium Focuses… read more
A new report on Latino males authored by Dr. Victor Saenz & Dr. Luis Ponjuan was released this spring as part of a new briefing series called Perspectivas, Issues in Higher Education Policy and Practice. The new series is published through a collaboration between the American Association of Hispanics… read more
Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success) is based within the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) at the University of Texas at Austin. Our website serves as more than a web presence for the project. It also serves as a clearinghouse for emerging research and news on… read more