#SHPEreads: GRADS Edition

Topic: Sink or Swim: The Mentoring Experiences of Latinx PhD Students with Faculty of Color

Author/Presenter: Stephen Santa-Ramirez, Ph.D

Stephen Santa-Ramirez, Ph.D. (he/him) is a first-generation college graduate whose personal and professional experiences in higher education have played formative roles in developing his research agenda, which broadly investigates the ideological, historical, and structural inequalities that impact minoritized communities. Dr. Santa-Ramirez is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education at the University at Buffalo and has previously worked in higher education administration, including Multicultural and LGBTQ+ Affairs, Residential Life, and Migrant Student Services. Further, he has been recognized nationally for his work, including being selected as a National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, the ACPA – College Student Educators International Latinx Network Community Advancement & Service Award, and an ACPA Diamond Honoree. Dr. Santa-Ramirez obtained his B.A. in communication studies from West Chester University, his M.A. in student affairs administration from Michigan State University, and his Ph.D. in educational policy and evaluation from Arizona State University. 

Hispanic Heritage Month – Week 5


Someone who enjoys creating things with their hands? Who wants to pursue a future in STEM or is interested in learning about engineering and science?

Since it’s Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re offering multiple, free “nights of science” or noches de ciencia for K-12 pre-college students. Join us for this major celebration. Check out the dates and times below!

Science kits for the hands-on activity will be provided to the first 120 students to sign up by Monday, September 12 and will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.


October 11 | 7-9pm ET
Sponsored by Bechtel

October 12 | 7-9pm ET
October 13 | 4-6pm ET

Choose only one date. We will be providing the same kits for all.

Open to students K-12

Sponsored by 3M
K-4 Glowing Pen5-8 Levitating Lantern9-12 Perpetual Calendar