Si Se Puede Apoyar

How support from higher education professionals can affect undergraduate Latinx womxn in their identity development and college completion

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  • Brianna Antonella Valdivia Student

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15695/iris.v2i0.4827

Abstract

This paper explores the influence and impact of support from higher education professionals on Latinx womxn identifying students identity development and college completion. An analysis of current literature allows for an understanding of the different categories of support that Latinx womxn can benefit from and that currently exist. This paper goes a step further by engaging in qualitative research in the form of semi-structured interviews with Latinx womxn at a variety of institution types to further gather data on their college experiences and how they feel support, or lack thereof, from higher education professionals. This paper is helpful in providing recommendations and potential solutions that higher education professionals in any functional area can effectively implement to better support Latinx womxn at the university level.

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Published

2020-07-12

How to Cite

Valdivia, B. A. (2020). Si Se Puede Apoyar: How support from higher education professionals can affect undergraduate Latinx womxn in their identity development and college completion. Iris Journal of Scholarship, 2, 86-97. https://doi.org/10.15695/iris.v2i0.4827

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Research Articles