Lecture on Latino voting, representation set Nov. 18 at Tarleton

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Dr. Jesus Velasco, the Joe and Teresa Long Endowed Chair at Tarleton State University, joins two University of Houston colleagues on Monday, Nov.18, for a lecture on Latino voting and representation.

The lecture takes place from 3 to 4 p.m. in Room 105 of the Lamar Johanson Science Building on the Stephenville campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Joining Velasco are Drs. Jeronimo Cortina and Jason Casellas, both political science professors at UH. They will cover such topics as the importance of the Latino vote and its potential impact on the 2020 presidential election.

Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.

Contact: Dr. Jesus Velasco
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A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.