Andrew Martinez - Higher Education
description_here
Andrew Martinez
Andrew Martinez is a Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and research associate at the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions.


Page 1 of 3123

The Mentorship That Keeps Giving

by | December 1, 2018 In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I wanted to reflect on what I am most grateful for as a current Read more

Why Representation Matters in the Professoriate

by | November 19, 2018
Research has shown that having role-models and mentors who share racial/ethnic identities can [...] Read more

Responding to Misconceptions of Being a Graduate Student

by | November 5, 2018
Sometimes I get frustrated with myself because I am unable to explain my experiences in higher [...] Read more

Navigating Bias Incidents on Campus as an Administrator

by | October 18, 2018
During my tenure as an assistant dean of students, I was involved in a committee charged with r [...] Read more

Recognizing the Importance of Access and Social Capital

by | October 8, 2018
Have you ever heard, “it’s not about what you know… it’s about who you know?” Unfortu [...] Read more

Improving Financial Literacy Among Students of Color, Especially Millennials

by | September 21, 2018
Time and time again, I overhear people speaking about how they wish they would have learned the [...] Read more

Easing The Transition: 3 Pieces of Advice for Supporting First-Generation or Underrepresented Students on Your Campus

by | September 11, 2018
Thousands of students are entering college or graduate school for the first time and those who [...] Read more

The Opportunity of Being First-Gen

by | July 31, 2018
There is something about using my personal story as a first-generation college student to encou [...] Read more

What Higher Ed Can Learn from Ocasio-Cortez Campaign

by | July 12, 2018
Given Alexandri Ocasio-Cortez’s success in engaging first-time voters, despite being signific [...] Read more

Realizing My Potential Through the Higher Education Opportunity Program

by | June 27, 2018
When done correctly, opportunity programs foster a sense of community on campus where students [...] Read more

The Guilt of Not Responding to Microaggressions

by | June 14, 2018
Having navigated institutions where I was one of very few Latinos, I have become hyper-aware of [...] Read more

More than Just a Brotherhood

by | May 31, 2018
As a first-generation college student, I had a very stereotypical view of fraternity and sorori [...] Read more

My Mother’s Legacy in Education

by | May 17, 2018
I attribute my career in education to my mother, a preschool teacher’s aide at a small Cathol [...] Read more

The Urgency of Supporting the University of Puerto Rico

by | May 2, 2018
The economic crisis in Puerto Rico is a humanitarian issue. Puerto Ricans on the island are Ame [...] Read more

Tension By Choice: Reflecting on Code-Switching and Living Two Lives

by | April 18, 2018
Although I recognize that many first-generation students experience code-switching and feeling [...] Read more
Page 1 of 212