On Thursday April 14th, Dr. Mariano Diaz-Miranda, Founder and Director of the Latino/Latin American Studies Center (Also known as El Centro) and History Professor at Austin Community College Riverside, capped off our Spring 2016 Plática Series. Dr. Diaz-Miranda is responsible for running the Latino/Latin American Studies Center. The center is an inter-disciplinary, college-wide Center supporting Latino and Mexican American studies. It strives to increase understanding in the ACC and Central Texas communities of the culture, history and contributions of Latinos. Additionally, Dr. Diaz-Miranda teaches courses on both United States and Mexican American History.
Our mentors had the opportunity to hear Dr. Diaz-Miranda speak on his academic and professional trajectories and the impact mentoring had on him. Dr. Diaz-Miranda provided our students with an inspirational talk that encouraged our students to pursue their personal, academic, and professional goals. Thanks for joining us Dr. Diaz-Miranda.