Hispanic Faculty

The Mexican American and U.S. Latino Research Center

Created in 2004

Eduardo Murguia, Sociology, is the founding director of the Mexican American and U.S. Latino Research Center (MALRC). MALRC was approved by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents in May 2004 and opened its doors in February 2005. MALRC was created to enable faculty members to conduct research on issues that impart the quality of life of Mexican Americans and other Latinos in Texas and the United States.

Texas A&M Hispanic Network (TAMHN)

Created in 2003

Texas A&M University President Robert Gates with Texas A&M Hispanic Network (TAMHN) Houston Region Aggies at a recent TAMHN event on March 3, 2006. The mission of the Texas A&M Hispanic Network is to serve as an advocate and support group on Hispanic concerns and issues at the University and local communities within the larger Association of Former Students organization. The Texas A&M Hispanic Network dynamically works toward increasing the number of Hispanic students attending Texas A&M University, and enhancing their experience, education, and quality of life on campus. TAMHN was started in Spring 2003 to address how former students of Texas A&M University of Hispanic background can assist President Gates and the University in achieving the Vision 2020 goals relating to diversity of the student body, faculty, and staff. The Hispanic Summit is part of this vision.

La Lucha (The Struggle)

Held Annually

Marisa E. Suhm (at podium), Assistant Director of Multicultural Services organized the 2005 La Lucha symposium in April 2005 at the Sterling C. Evans Memorial Library. La Lucha is an annual symposium supported by Hispanic faculty, staff and the academic community that address issues on the state of Latinos.

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