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MATC Scholars Program: Dr. Luis A. Vazquez Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Why Graduate School?Luis A. Vazquez, Ph.D. Regents Professor Associate Vice President for Research Integrity New Mexico State University MATC Scholars Program October 3 – 6, 2012 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 2. Our Messages 38% Tone(vocal liking) 55% Body Language (facial liking) 7% Words (verbal liking)
  • 3. There Must Be Hope: You Must Embrace Hope to Have Courage My Personal Trail:– Speaking Spanish– Special Education– Senior Class President– Going to College
  • 4. What is your Courage?• Never a shame in having a goal, Only a shame in not having a goal to reach for• BELIEVE IN YOURSELF• BE A HEALING PRESENCE
  • 5. Philosophy of Success• Do not Criticize unless you have Something Better to Replace it• Build for Eternity• Produce Excellence
  • 6. Minority Student Challenges: Graduate School• The Imposter Syndrome – Am I really good enough? – Should I be here? – Do I belong?
  • 7. The Ethnic/Racial Barometer among Minority Students• CULTURAL AWARENESS – Language and Music – Cultural Preferences & History• ETHNIC LOYALTY – Ethnic Pride and Affiliation – Perceptions of Discrimination
  • 8. The Mediating Four : Micro-Aggressions• SES does not dictate your life’s position• Culture does not dictate inclusion• Language does not dictate sensitivity• Color does not dictate racial consciousness “BE A HEALING PRESENCE”
  • 9. Faculty Communication• Mentors• Role Models• Be the Example• “Be a Healing Presence”
  • 10. Leaders• Make choices• Perceive needs to be met• Cannot do it alone• Believe in the human potential
  • 11. Leadership is Defined by Service• Lead with compassion• Visionary• Mindfulness• Hard work• Weakness are often strengths• Critical assessment of knowledge• Believe in your mission
  • 12. What Will Be Your Messages? Pay it Forward! 38% Tone(vocal liking) 55% Body Language (facial liking) 7% Words (verbal liking)
  • 13. CREDITS Luis A. Vazquez, Ph.D. Regents Professor Associate Vice President for Research Integrity New Mexico State UniversitySlide design © 2009, Mid-America Transportation Center. All rights reserved.