Villamaría 2017

Meeting the Challenge: 

Supporting Higher Education Dreams

of Latinx Students and Families


Friday, September 15, 2017

8:30 am - 3:30 pm 

Clayton Center for the Arts at Maryville College

(Register by Wednesday, September 6!!!)

A FREE, full-day seminar sharing best secondary and college access practices for Latino students and families!



PAST: Two years ago, Project GRAD and area professionals left the Villamaría conference at Maryville College inspired to spread resources and college access to Hispanic students in East Tennessee.

PRESENT:  Fall 2017 will mark the 3rd annual Latino College & Resource Fair… THEY DID IT!!!

FUTURE: What will inspire YOU this year? 


 Karla Coleman García



If you have questions, please contact us at or (865) 981-8269. 

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.