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An exploration of professional development related topics by and for faculty at Mt. San Antonio College. A frequent theme of the podcast is improving the success of students from designated campus equity populations.




Feb 23, 2021

Writer George Eliot aka Mary Ann Evans once said “it’s never too late to become what you might have been”.  But what if the only messages you’ve ever received were ones that left you feeling stuck and there were systems in place that tried to keep you there? Our host Sun Ezzell talks with Victor M. Rojas, Jr., MS. Ed., the Director of the Rising Scholars program and Joe Louis Hernandez, Coordinator of the Rising Scholars program who are doing the amazing work in eliminating those barriers and limiting beliefs by creating support systems to empower formerly incarcerated and system-impacted students in their educational paths. 

Visit the website for The Rising Scholars 

Run time: 36 min, 17 sec

To find the full transcript for this episode, click HERE