Save the date!

Opening Doors, Changing Lives:

Empowering Latino Students and Their Families

Toward Higher Education Opportunities 


Friday, September 16, 2016
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
(Registration includes
continental breakfast
as well as lunch) 


Registration is FREE and includes

continental breakfast as well as lunch!

*** see link below to register ***


Join us for a day of engaging professional development as we explore and reflect on the ways that K-12 guidance counselors and teachers can support higher education opportunities for Latino families in partnership with community organizations and colleges.

Villamaría at Maryville College is an initiative aimed at improving and increasing access to Maryville College for Latino students from surrounding East Tennessee counties. The program seeks to build and strengthen relationships with the Latino community, including an increase in Latino student enrollment.

Our Villamaría mission: “We will listen, we will learn, and we will serve our region to become the institution of choice for our Latino community.



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