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LACC Student Assistant Rhobie Toussaint Receives SAS Undergraduate Success Scholarship

12/20/2021

Rhobie Toussaint is one of four FIU undergraduate students to receive a $500 award through the Student Access and Success Undergraduate Scholarship program. The scholarship is awarded to students for commitment to academic excellence and campus engagement. Rhobie works as a LACC student assistant and is pursuing a degree in Health Services Administration as well as a LACC Haitian Studies Undergraduate Certificate. Congratulations Rhobie!

LACC Affiliated Faculty Member, David Bray, Featured on Academic Minute

12/09/2021

David Bray, Professor in the Department of Earth and Environment and LACC affiliated faculty member, discussed community forest management in Mexico on Academic Minute. As the lead editor of the book “The Community Forests of Mexico” and author of “Mexico’s Community Forest Enterprises”, Dr. Bray research explores natural resource and ecosystem management.

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Applications Due January 1, 2022

12/09/2021

The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center announces the application period for Summer 2022 and Academic Year 2022-2023 FLAS Fellowships. The funding will be available for the study of Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Quechua. The fellowship assists in the advancement of knowledge, resources, and trained personnel for foreign language and studies, and supports the development of a qualified pool of international experts with global competence designed to meet U.S. national needs.

Upcoming Events

Green Treasures: My Food Story Student Workshop

01/19/2022 10:00 AM

Student workshop for 6-8 grade students at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden as part of The Fairchild Challenge. Students will explore how food eaten in their homes is representative of their heritage and how traditional recipes have been influenced by their surroundings. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant.

Women’s Empowerment in the Caribbean: Regional and Multi-Sectoral Perspectives

01/20/2022 10:00 AM

This webinar is part of the second year of the LACC/CPC Caribbean Policy Series. Panelists from diverse sectors will analyze women's empowerment in the Caribbean region. The series has a special emphasis on the English-speaking Caribbean and is in cooperation with the Caribbean Policy Consortium (CPC). Free and open to the public.

LACC/Inter-American Press Association Journalism Webinar Series

01/20/2022 12:00 PM

Third installment of the 2021-2022 Journalism Series features Janine Warner, Executive Director of SembraMedia. In partnership with LACC, the Inter-American Press Association and FIU Journalism. Free and open to the public. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. In Spanish. Part of LACC's FLAC Lecture Series.

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