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Latinos: Breaking The Barrier Of College Education Completion, Wendolyn J. Martinez Jan 2018

Latinos: Breaking The Barrier Of College Education Completion, Wendolyn J. Martinez

2018 Symposium

After being met with disadvantage for years Latinos have begun to break away from stereotypes and reaching new highs in college enrollment as the group experiences reduced high school dropout rates. Despite the high rate of Latino college enrollment, low completion rates of bachelor’s and associate degree programs persist. The goal of this project is to identify the barriers Latinos experience while attending higher education, prompting them to drop out and suggest solutions to these problems. Through the analysis of data from scholarly sources and the U.S Census Bureau, conclusions are drawn on the reasons Latinos have such ...


47th Chicano Commencement, 2017, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2017

47th Chicano Commencement, 2017, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

47th Annual Chicano Commencement

"Con Orgullo, Con Poder, Y Sin Miedo" The 47th Annual Chicano Commencement was held on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the SJSU Event Center.


46th Chicano Commencement, 2016, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2016

46th Chicano Commencement, 2016, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

46th Annual Chicano Commencement

"La educación no cambia al mundo, cambia a las personas que van a cambiar al mundo" The 46th Annual Chicano Commencement was held on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the SJSU Event Center.


44th Chicano Commencement, 2014, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2014

44th Chicano Commencement, 2014, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

44th Annual Chicano Commencement

"Edúcate para vivir. Vive para educar. = Learn to live. Live to learn." The 44th Annual Chicano Commencement was held at the SJSU Event Center on Sunday, May 25, 2014.


41st Chicano Commencement, 2011, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2011

41st Chicano Commencement, 2011, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

41st Annual Chicano Commencement

"Aquí no se acabará, seguiremos triunfando con orgullo y dedicación!" The 41st Annual Chicano Commencement was held on May 29, 2011 at the SJSU Event Center.


40th Chicano Commencement, 2010, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2010

40th Chicano Commencement, 2010, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

40th Annual Chicano Commencement

"Celebrating Forty Years" The 40th Annual Chicano Commencement was held at the SJSU Event Center on May 30, 2010.


39th Chicano Commencement, 2009, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2009

39th Chicano Commencement, 2009, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

39th Annual Chicano Commencement

"La fundación para un gran futuro está en los hechos de hoy = The foundation of a great future lies within the actions of today" The 39th Annual Chicano Commencement took place on May 24, 2009 at the SJSU Event Center.


38th Chicano Commencement, 2008, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2008

38th Chicano Commencement, 2008, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

38th Annual Chicano Commencement

"Recognizing those before us, holding the door for those who follow. = Reconociendo nuestros anteriores, y manteniendo la puerta abierta a los que siguen." The 38th Annual Chicano Commencement took place on May 25, 2008 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.


36th Chicano Commencement, 2006, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2006

36th Chicano Commencement, 2006, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

36th Annual Chicano Commencement

"Recordando el pasado, fortaleziendo nuestro futuro = Remembering our past, empowering our future" The 36th Annual Chicano Commencement was held at the Mexican Heritage Plaza at San Jose State University on May 28, 2006.


34th Chicano Commencement, 2004, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2004

34th Chicano Commencement, 2004, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

34th Annual Chicano Commencement

"El Fruto de Nuestro Esfuerzo = The Outcome of Our Struggle" The 34th Annual Chicano Commencement took place on Sunday, May 30, 2004 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.


31st Chicano Commencement, 2001, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2001

31st Chicano Commencement, 2001, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

31st Annual Chicano Commencement

"Apreciando el pasado y cambiando el futuro = Appreciating the past and changing the future" The 31st Annual Chicano Commencement was held on Sunday, May 27, 2001 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.


30th Chicano Commencement, 2000, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 2000

30th Chicano Commencement, 2000, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

30th Annual Chicano Commencement

"El enlace de nuestra gente hacia un nuevo siglo." The 30th Anniversary Chicano Commencement took place on Sunday, May 28, 2000 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.


28th Chicano Commencement, 1998, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1998

28th Chicano Commencement, 1998, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

28th Annual Chicano Commencement

The 28th Annual Chicano Commencement was held at the San Jose Civic Auditorium on Sunday, May 24, 1998.


27th Chicano Commencement, 1997, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1997

27th Chicano Commencement, 1997, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

27th Annual Chicano Commencement

The 27th Annual Chicano Commencement was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA on Sunday, May 25, 1997.


26th Chicano Commencement, 1996, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1996

26th Chicano Commencement, 1996, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

26th Annual Chicano Commencement

The 26th Annual Chicano Commencement was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA on Sunday, May 26, 1996.


25th Chicano Commencement, 1995, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1995

25th Chicano Commencement, 1995, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

25th Annual Chicano Commencement

The 25th Anniversary Chicano Commencement was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA on May 27, 1995.


24th Chicano Commencement, 1994, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1994

24th Chicano Commencement, 1994, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

24th Annual Chicano Commencement

The 24th Annual Chicano Commencement took place on May 28, 1994.


23rd Chicano Commencement, 1993, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1993

23rd Chicano Commencement, 1993, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

23rd Annual Chicano Commencement

"Reflecting on the Past, to Enhance our Future."


22nd Chicano Commencement, 1992, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1992

22nd Chicano Commencement, 1992, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

22nd Annual Chicano Commencement

The 22nd Annual Chicano Commencement Ceremony was held Saturday, May 23, 1992.


16th Chicano Commencement, 1986, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1986

16th Chicano Commencement, 1986, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

16th Annual Chicano Commencement


8th Chicano Commencement, 1978, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1978

8th Chicano Commencement, 1978, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

8th Annual Chicano Commencement

The 8th Annual Chicano Commencement was held at 2 p.m. on May 27, 1978 at I.A.M. Hall in Sunnyvale, CA.


7th Chicano Commencement, 1977, San Jose State University, Associated Students May 1977

7th Chicano Commencement, 1977, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

7th Annual Chicano Commencement


1st Chicano Commencement, 1971, San Jose State University, Associated Students Jun 1971

1st Chicano Commencement, 1971, San Jose State University, Associated Students

Chicano Commencement

1st Annual Chicano Commencement

In 1971, Chicano Commencement... held the first celebration at the Guadalupe church in San Jose, California. The organizers did not restrict the event to SJSU students but opened it to "Any Chicano student graduating from a state college, university, or junior college."