Welcome to ¿Qué pasa, HSIs? a podcast dedicated to everything Hispanic-Serving Institutions.
I’m your host, Dra. Gina Garcia, bringing you all the latest and greatest on what’s happening in HSIs. Join us as we explore the history and evolution of HSIs, culturally relevant and liberatory practices in HSIs, current and emerging research with HSIs, and the policies that shape servingness.
The new season is here! Season 3 launches on September 11 during HSI week. Listen to the new season below or catch up on Season 1 and Season 2. All episodes are available on your favorite podcast streaming platform.
In the first episode of season 3 of ¿Qué pasa, HSIs? I talk to Dr. Whitney Pirtle, Associate Professor of Sociology and McArthur Foundation Chair in International Justice and Human Rights at the University of California, Merced, where she also directs the Sociology of Health and Equity (SHE) Lab. In this episode we talk about her experiences as 1 of 5 Black tenure track faculty members at an HSI and about how she stepped into research about anti-Blackness within HSI spaces.Check the episode show notes or listen below.
In this episode we focus on servingness in math and mathematics spaces on campus. I talk to Dr. Luis Leyva, associate professor of mathematics education & STEM higher education at Vanderbilt University, Dr. Omayra Ortega, associate professor of mathematics & statistics at Sonoma State University, and Ronimar López-Bazán, a first generation nonbinary Chicane mathematics graduate from Sonoma State University. Check the episode show notes or listen below.
Season 3, Episode 3 takes us to the next level of understanding servingness. In this plática, I talk to 5 educators, activists, artists, poetas, and storytellers who take us on a journey to understanding the embodiment of servingness, meaning it is lived out daily in all practices and ideologies at Chicano Student Programs (CSP) at UC Riverside. Check the episode show notes or listen below.