Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month: Jose B. Gonzalez: Hispanic, Latino, What Difference Does It Make Anyway?: A Presentation Filled with Humor, Poetry, and Social Commentary.
Jose B. Gonzalez is an Award-Winning Latino Speaker, Poet and Professor. Born in San Salvador, El Salvador, Jose immigrated to New London, Connecticut at the age of eight. He knew no English and now holds a Ph.D. in English. He has received national and regional awards for his teaching, for his efforts to improve the conditions of Latinos pursuing a college degree or a career in higher education, and for his poetry. A 2012 Fulbright Scholar to Spain, he is the recipient of the 2009 American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Outstanding Latino Faculty of the Year Award. He is also the founder and editor of LatinoStories.Com.