HPN Convivencia

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The HPN Convivencia brings together Texas State students, faculty, staff, and community members to meet, exchange, and learn information, ideas, and best practices that support and serve Hispanics and Latinx communities in higher education.

The Convivencia gives us a space to honor past contributions, celebrate present accomplishments, and discuss building a better future together. 


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Registration Closed - Full

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

LBJ Student Center Ballroom

Free to attend 

Open to all - students, faculty, staff, and community members

Program Schedule 

  • 11:00 AM -- Check in & Seating 
  • 11:30AM -- Welcome & Purpose
  • 11:40 AM -- Lunch & Guest Speaker
  • 12:30 PM -- Latinx Rising Star Awards & HPN Scholarship Awards Presentation
  • 1:00 PM -- Thank you & Closing

Guest Speaker

Photo of Liliana Saldaña, Ph.D

Liliana Saldaña, Ph.D

Dr. Liliana Saldaña is an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Mexican American Studies in the Department of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Dr. Saldaña is from Yanawana, occupied territory known as San Antonio, Texas and her research draws from Chicana/x/o Studies methodologies, Chicana feminist thought, and decolonial studies to examine teacher identity and consciousness, epistemic struggles in education, and colonial/decolonial schooling practices. She earned a Doctorate in Human Development & Family Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison (2010) and is a four-time Mellon Humanities Pathways Program Mentor.