Community Events

Community Events



2nd ECE Forum – October 19, 2020, 4pm-5m
Sponsor: Machine Learning and Sensing Lab

Speaker: Sarah L. Rodriguez, Associate Professor,
Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Equity, access, and retention in higher education, with a focus on STEM, Latinx students.

Zoom Recording

Sarah L. Rodriguez is an Associate Professor of Higher Education & Learning Technologies at Texas A&M University – Commerce. Dr. Rodriguez’s research addresses issues of equity, access, and retention in higher education, with a focus on community colleges, Latina/o/x students, and students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Currently, she is involved with several large-scale interdisciplinary research projects focused on institutional environments and STEM identity development which have been sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), including several projects which focus specifically on computing experiences as well as computer, electrical, and software engineering identity development. She received her PhD in Higher Education Leadership from The University of Texas at Austin and holds a master’s degree with a focus in College Student Personnel from The University of Tennessee. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Spanish from Texas A&M University-Commerce and was a transfer student from Trinity Valley Community College. To learn more about her current projects, visit

Seminar Series to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Sponsor: UF-ECE Power Lab