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Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Reception 2019

Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Reception 2019

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Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Dinner Reception

Brought to you by the Latino Professional Alumni Chapter and the César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education.  

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Kellogg West Conference Center Dining Room
Time: 6pm-8pm (Registration begins at 5:30pm)

Dinner and entertainment by Dinamicos del Caribe will begin at 6pm

Guests are encouraged to dress with the "Havana Nights" theme as a fun way to celebrate the students.



Keynote Speaker: Dr. Corina Benavides López: " Si a la Excelencia Académica!: Celebrating the Cultural Wealth of Familial Resistance in Turbulent Times" 



Dr. Benavides López is associate professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies at CSU, Dominguez Hills. Born in Tijuana, Mexico and living most of her youth as an undocumented immigrant, she successfully navigated higher education from the community college to the doctoral level as a first-generation college student. She earned her Ph.D. in Social Sciences and Comparative Education with a specialization in race and ethnic studies from the University of California, Los Angeles; her M.A. in education with emphasis in gender studies and higher education from Stanford University; a B.A. in Chicana/o Studies and B.A. in Women’s Studies with a Specialization in Education from UCLA and her A.A. degree from Saddleback Community College.


Dr. Corina Benavides Lopez


Have questions about Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Reception 2019? Contact Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association

When & Where

Cal Poly Pomona-Kellogg West Conference Center & Hotel
3801 W Temple Ave
Pomona, CA 91768

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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