Ana Beatriz Cholo
Stories by Ana Beatriz Cholo:
Improving the health of L.A. County’s rural Latinos
By teaming with community health workers, the 16-week study ¡Vivir Mi Vida! connects underserved with lifestyle-based occupational therapy.
Grandparents’ move to Facebook spurs both embarrassing ‘fails’ and opportunities
Social networks are like nightclubs — where parents and grandparents sometimes crash the party — USC expert says.
Spanish-language forum sheds light on mental health services — and how they can help
USC professor leads community event advising people how they can assist loved ones.
Good Neighbors Campaign funds 42 university-community partnerships
From dental certificate programs to a farmers market, USC employees fund community-based programs.
Stamps Scholar Cameron Quon eyes career that blends medicine, journalism and his faith
The USC Annenberg junior and pre-med student keeps busy using both sides of his brain.
Stamps Scholar Juliana Porter reflects on her time as a Trojan
USC Viterbi senior took advantage of the many leadership opportunities unrelated to engineering.
Pilot dental assistant program has student all smiles
Innovative, free USC program trains high school students to become dental assistants, an in-demand job some will do later while attending college.
For Long Beach mayor (and USC alum), being an immigrant shapes the future
Robert Garcia tells USC Latino Student Empowerment Conference of his struggles — and successes.
Good Neighbors Campaign aims to raise $1.6 million in 2015
Contributions from USC faculty and staff support communities surrounding the University Park and Health Sciences campuses.
Good Neighbors Campaign-funded robotics team finds its way with ingenuity
Foshay Learning Center youngsters take part in an international competition.
Thousands of fairgoers plan for prosperidad
USC teams with Univision for Feria Financiera Prosperidad, an annual Spanish-language financial literacy event.
Gallagher shares education expertise with congressional staffers
D.C. forum focuses on the best options to prepare new teachers.
Good Samaritan in the right place at the right time
USC Rossier alum recounts his valiant attempt to save three people at a Hollywood motel.
Equity initiative making progress
A multidisciplinary group at Los Medanos College is involved in a comprehensive equity initiative expected to improve retention and transfer rates for students of color attending the East Bay campus about 40 miles northeast of San Francisco.
Dowd moderates congressional briefing in D.C.
Alicia C. Dowd, co-director of USC’s Center for Urban Education, moderated a Congressional briefing on Feb. 15 focusing on the findings and recommendations in “Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America’s Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads,” a report by the National Academy of Sciences.
Pilot program aims to boost college access programs
A new initiative launched over the summer by the National College Access Network and the Center for Urban Education has been working to improve the quality and reach of college access programs to minority high school students.
Center for Urban Education Promotes Equity for Latinos
The Center for Urban Education organized a workshop on Aug. 13 between faculty and administrators from Hispanic-serving community colleges and state universities in California to promote greater equity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for Latinos.
Center for Urban Education Promotes Racial Equity
A series of workshops for educators and researchers created by the Center for Urban Education at the USC Rossier School of Education has fostered new pilot programs seeking to boost racial equity in pathways to college across the country.
Wong Named Executive Director of CUE
Linda J. Wong ’71, JD ’76, a leader in the nonprofit sector in Los Angeles, has been named the first executive director of the USC Rossier School of Education’s Center for Urban Education.
D.C. Briefing Targets STEM Funding
As part of the USC Rossier School of Education Centennial Congressional Policy Briefing Series, the Center for Urban Education presented a briefing on April 19 in Washington, D.C., on how federal funding can be used effectively to increase Latino participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Bensimon Given Wisconsin Education Award
The University of Wisconsin system will award Estela Mara Bensimon of the USC Rossier School of Education with a 2010 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award in recognition of her contributions to equity and commitment to educational excellence in the Wisconsin system.
New Approach Needed to Help Latinos in STEM Fields
For transfer rates to improve, colleges and universities must dramatically reshape how science and mathematics is taught, according to a report released by the USC Center for Urban Education at the USC Rossier School of Education.
USC Rossier’s Dowd Testifies Before Congress
Alicia C. Dowd, co-director of the USC Rossier School of Education‘s Center for Urban Education, was one of the five participants invited to testify before members of Congress during a hearing on broadening participation for underrepresented students interested in pursuing degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Center for Urban Education Breaks Down Barriers
The Center for Urban Education, based at the USC Rossier School of Education, hosted Breaking Down Barriers, an art exhibition reception, on Feb. 16.