Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.
Student persistence and subsequent degree attainment beyond the first year in college: Existing knowledge and directions for future research. Seidman (Ed.) College Student Retention: Formula for Student Success, 2nd Edition (pp. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
California State University-Northridge 2013 Rendon—Named Among Most Powerful and Influential Women in Texas, Texas Diversity Council 2012 Rendon—Distinguished Graduate—Outstanding Former Student, San Antonio College, Texas 2012 Nora – Research Achievement Award, Association for the Study of Higher Education 2012 Nora and Rendon—Distinguished Research on Latinos and Underrepresented Students, University of Southern California Higher Education Program 2012 Rendon—UTSA Top Tier Campaign Faculty 2010 Nora – Selected as AERA Fellow, Class of 2010, American Educational Research Association Grant Proposals Submitted by Research Center (funded and unfunded) NRT: Discovering, Understanding, Enabling, and Controlling Collective Interactions in Multifunctional Materials, National Science Foundation/NRT. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio, Southwest Research Center, postsecondary institutions in China, Taiwan, and other countries. NRT: Discovering, Understanding, Enabling, and Controlling Collective Interactions in Multifunctional Materials, National Science Foundation/NRT. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio, Southwest Research Center, postsecondary institutions in China, Taiwan, and other countries.
A Retrospective Study of Latino College Completion, ASHE St. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education 2015-Present Rendon—Fellow, Mind and Life Institute 2007-2016 Rendon—Chair, Student Retention Institute, American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education2014 Rendon—Selected to deliver Terry Piper Distinguished Lecture.
2017 Nora—University of Texas at San Antonio’s 2017 President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Research Achievement 2017 Rendon—Board of Trustees, John N. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio and Laredo Community College. Current CRPE Research Associates include the following: Nora, A., & Carales, V. Finding place: Cognitive and psychosocial factors impacting students’ sense of belonging.
Any member of the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio faculty who is interested in the work of the Center may apply for Research Associate status to the Directors.
The Operations Board reviews Center activity, proposes new initiatives, and identifies opportunities for resource acquisition. The process of reflexion in bridging testimonios across lived experience.
The Operations Board is comprised of the Directors, the Dean of the College (ex-officio member), the Chair of the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies department (ex-officio member) and other persons as deemed appropriate. Undergraduate Latina/o students: A systematic review of research identifying factors contributing to academic success outcomes. DOI:10.3102/0034654314551064Espino, M., Vega, I., Rendon, L, Ranero, J.
A Reconceptualization of CCSSE’s Benchmarks of Student Engagement.
Validating students: A conceptualization and overview of its impact on student experiences and outcomes.
Debunking Deficit Perspectives about [email protected] Students: An Asset-Based Framework to Foster Success (April, 2015), American Association for Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE).
Understanding the Latina/o College Student Journey at a Hispanic Serving Institution: An Asset-Based Paradigm (April, 2014), American Educational Research Association (AERA).