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Latinx Stars in the Constellation of the Rising Star

Latinx Stars are Texas State University Faculty and Staff members who have been exceptional in the advancement of Latina/o/x in post-secondary education. 

Awards will be presented during the HPN Annual Symposium.

Graduate students who are employed by the university can be nominated (i.e. instructional assistantships, research assistantships, assistantships, etc.).

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  • Dr. Susana Villanueva Eguia Lis, Modern Languages Department/College of Liberal Arts

    Dr. Laura Rodriguez Amaya, LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research & College of Education

    Ms. Michelle Monique Sotolongo Riquer, Honors College

    Dr. Anna Moczygemba, University College

    Dr. Araceli MartĂ­nez Ortiz, LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research & College of Education

  • Dr. Tania Betancourt, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry

    Ms. Angelica Maldonado Barrera, Director of PACE Advising Services

    Dr. Emilio Carranco, Director of the Student Health Center

    Dr. Gloria Martinez, Associate Professor of Sociology

    Dr. Ruben Garza, Professor of Curriculum & Instruction

    Mr. Jesse Silva, Assistant Director of Student Diversity & Inclusion

  • Dr. Margarita M. Arellano, Associate Vice-President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students

    Dr. Jaime Chahin, Dean of the College of Applied Arts

    Dr. Jesus (Frank) De La Teja, Director of the Center for the Study of the Southwest, J.H. and C.E. Supple Professor of Southwestern Studies & Regents’ Professor of History

    Dr. Miriam B. Echeverria, Professor of Modern Languages

    Dr. Ana Juarez, Associate Professor of Anthropology

    Mr. John A. Lopez, Associate Professor of Music, Latin Music Studies Coordinator

    Dr. Israel Najera, Supervising Counselor, Counseling Center

    Dr. M. Alejandra Sorto, Associate Professor of Mathematics