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MATC Scholars Program: Dr. Luis A. VazquezPresentation Transcript
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
Our Messages 38% Tone(vocal liking) 55% Body Language (facial liking) 7% Words (verbal liking)
There Must Be Hope: You Must Embrace Hope to Have Courage My Personal Trail:– Speaking Spanish– Special Education– Senior Class President– Going to College
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
Philosophy of Success• Do not Criticize unless you have Something Better to Replace it• Build for Eternity• Produce Excellence
Minority Student Challenges: Graduate School• The Imposter Syndrome – Am I really good enough? – Should I be here? – Do I belong?
The Ethnic/Racial Barometer among Minority Students• CULTURAL AWARENESS – Language and Music – Cultural Preferences & History• ETHNIC LOYALTY – Ethnic Pride and Affiliation – Perceptions of Discrimination
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”
Faculty Communication• Mentors• Role Models• Be the Example• “Be a Healing Presence”
Leaders• Make choices• Perceive needs to be met• Cannot do it alone• Believe in the human potential
Leadership is Defined by Service• Lead with compassion• Visionary• Mindfulness• Hard work• Weakness are often strengths• Critical assessment of knowledge• Believe in your mission
What Will Be Your Messages? Pay it Forward! 38% Tone(vocal liking) 55% Body Language (facial liking) 7% Words (verbal liking)