​​RESEARCH STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION:
​EDUCATING MULTICULTURAL COLLEGE STUDENTS
&
COLLEGE STUDENT SELF-EFFICACY RESEARCH STUDIES​​​​

Dr. Pamela is the author of Chapter Two in Research Studies in Higher Education and Chapter Eight of College Student Self-Efficacy Research Studies

She will be co-authoring a chapter in an upcoming book entitled​​: Spirituality Research Studies in Higher Education.

Click below to find these books on Amazon:

Research Studies in Higher Education

College Student Self-Efficacy Research Studies​​​​​​
SCHOLARLY WORK
It's Your Life. Love it!
HONORS & AWARDS

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• Showcase Presenter at ACPA national conference, 2015
• Peach of a Program Award (Best Presentation) for session at GCPA conference, 2014
• Author of the Year Award – Lady of Purpose Network, 2014
• Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement – Cardinal Stritch University, 2013
• USA Best Book Award for Cover Design (Finalist) – Letters to the Brokenhearted, 2013
• USA Best Book Award for Non-Fiction (Finalist) – Letters to the Brokenhearted, 2013
• Beach Book Award (Honorable Mention) – Letters to the Brokenhearted, 2013
• ACPA Foundation - Research Grant, 2008 and 2013
• Showcase Presenter at ACPA national conference, 2010
• Best in Show Award for presentation at WCPA conference, 2009
• Best Service Plan – Marquette University Business Plan Competition, 2008
• Best Live Presentation – Marquette University Business Plan Competition, 2008
• Ignatian Award for Outstanding New Professional in Jesuit Student Affairs, Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators & Marquette University, 2005
• Journalism Department Head Award for Leadership in Journalism, Cal Poly, 2000


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PUBLICATIONS

​​Larde, P., and Joseph, D. (2015). "Strategies employed by first-generation college aspirants of color to resist stereotype threat and discrimination." In Spirituality Research Studies in Higher Education. Ed. Hicks. University Press of America.

Larde, P. (2014). Misconceptions of family support among first-generation African American and Mexican American students who pursue higher education. In College student-efficacy research studies. Eds. Hicks & Pitre. University Pressof America.

Larde, P. (2013). Letters to the brokenhearted. Tandem Light Press, Atlanta, GA.

Jenkins, K and Larde, P. (2013). BAMN! The 6th Circuit Strikes Down Michigan’s Proposal 2. SCREA Journal upcoming spring 2013 issue.

Larde, P. (2013). How African American first-generation students make it to college. In Research studies in higher education: Educating multicultural students. Eds. Hicks & Pitre. University Press of America.

Larde, P. (2012). Empowerment through reintegration: A handbook for nurturing motivation,
relationship building and hope in returning service members. Tandem Light Press, Atlanta, GA.


​​​INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Larde, P. (2015, March) – Implementing Coaching Techniques that Support and Empower Distressed Students. Webinar for Innovative Educators.

​​Larde, P. (2014, September) – Powerful questioning: Life coaching techniques for student affairs Professionals. Georgia Piedmont Technical College staff retreat.

Larde, P. (2014, May) – Increasing the success rate of African American and Latino First-
Generation College Students. Webinar for Innovative Educators.

Larde, P. & Hicks, K. (2014, March). Empowerment through reintegration: Understanding
trauma as it relates to nurturing self-motivation, hope, and relationship-building in returning service members. Showcase presentation for American College Personnel Association (ACPA) national conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Larde, P. (2014, March). A W.I.L.D. discussion about self-love, life purpose, and leadership: Women in leadership and diversity. Phi Beta Sigma National Convention. New York.

Larde, P. (2014, Feb). Journaling a vision for the future. Authentic Birth Center and Wellness
Collective, Milwaukee, WI.

Larde, P. (2013, Dec). Graduating to the working world! Mercer University. Masters in Higher
Education internship class.

Larde, P. (2013, November). Love your life: The power of inspiration. Authentic Birth
Center and Wellness Collective, Milwaukee, WI.

Larde, P. (2013, November). The author’s business plan: Developing your book launch plan.
Booklogix, Alpharetta, GA.

Larde, P. (2013, October). Empowerment through reintegration: Understanding trauma as it
relates to nurturing self-motivation, hope, and relationship-building in returning service
members. Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Unspoken Wounds statewide conference (DBHDD), Savannah, GA.

Larde, P. (2013, September) – How parents of Latino first-generation students contribute to the
pursuit of higher education. Webinar for Innovative Educators.

Larde, P. (2013, September). Moving past the hurt. Cornerstone of Faith Missionary Church
Women’s Conference. Gainesville, GA.

Larde, P. (2013, July). Act like a writer, think like an entrepreneur: The business side of
authorship. Booklogix, Alpharetta, GA.

Larde, P. (2012, September) – Increasing the success rate of African American and Latino First-
Generation College Students. Webinar for Innovative Educators.

Larde, P. (2012 – April, May, June, August). Empowerment through reintegration: Nurturing
motivation, relationship building and hope in returning service members. Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Disability Services

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​​ACCEPTED PROPOSALS

​​Larde, P., Shepherd, S., & Anderson, R. (2015, March). Operation WIN - Life Coach Training for
the Student Affairs Professional. Full-day Pre-Conference Colloquia at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) national conference, Tampa, FL.

Larde, P. (2015, March). How Students Deal with Heartbreak-Related Depression and Unhealthy Relationships. General Session at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) national conference, Tampa, FL.

Larde, P. (2015, March). Fix their lives! Life coaching skills for the student affairs professional.
General Session at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) national conference, Tampa, FL.

Larde, P. (2014, October). How Students Deal with Heartbreak-Related Depression and
Unhealthy Relationships. General Session at the Georgia College Personnel Association (GCPA) regional conference, Atlanta, GA.

Larde, P. & Shepherd, S. (2014, October). Fix their lives! Life coaching skills for the student
affairs professional. General Session at the Georgia College Personnel Association (GCPA) regional conference, Atlanta, GA.

Larde, P. & Hicks, K. (2013, October). Empowerment through reintegration: Understanding
trauma as it relates to nurturing self-motivation, hope, and relationship-building in returning service members. Georgia College Personnel Association (GCPA), Brunswick, GA.

Larde, P. (2013, October). How students deal with heartbreak-related depression and unhealthy relationships. Georgia College Personnel Association (GCPA), Brunswick, GA.

Larde, P., Burnley, T., Washington-Bass, K. (2013, February). The Juggling Act: Love, Little Ones, and Lit Reviews. Mercer University Leadership Academy, Atlanta, GA.

Larde, P. (2013, February). Increasing the success rate of African American first-generation
college students. Paper session at First Year Experience annual conference. Orlando, FL.

Larde, P. (2013, March). College predisposition model for first-generation college students.
Poster session at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) national
conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Larde, P. (2013, March). Empowerment through reintegration: Understanding trauma as it
relates to nurturing self-motivation, hope, and relationship-building in returning service
members. Paper session at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) national conference, Las Vegas, NV

Larde, P. (2012, September). We who hold the keys: How to nurture success in first-generation
students. SRCEA, New Orleans, LA.

Larde, P. (2011, October). Nurturing the strengths of first-generation students. Georgia
Educational Research Association, Savannah, GA.

Larde, P. (2011, March). Success factors for doctoral students. Mercer University Doctoral
Saturday Seminars, Atlanta, GA.

Larde, P., McCallum, C., Payne-Gold, S. (2010, March). Success strategies for doctoral students
of color. Pre-conference workshop at the national conference for the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators, Chicago, IL.

Larde, P. (2010, March). Understanding the strengths of first-generation students as a
strategy for nurturing success. Presentation at the conference for the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators, Chicago, IL.

Larde, P. (2010, March). Success strategies for doctoral students of color. Presentation at the
national conference for the American College Personnel Association, Boston, MA.

Larde, P. (2010, March). Understanding the strengths of first-generation students as a
strategy for nurturing success. Showcase presentation at the conference for the American College Personnel Association, Boston, MA.

Larde, P. (2010, March). Impact of family support on Latino first-generation students.
Presentation at the conference for the American College Personnel Association, Boston, MA.

Larde, P., Miller, L. (2009, December). Understanding the strengths of first-generation students
as a strategy for nurturing success. Roundtable discussion at the Multicultural Institute for the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators, Houston, TX.

Larde, P. (2009, October). Understanding the strengths of first-generation students as a
strategy for nurturing success. Presentation at the conference for the Wisconsin College Personnel Association, Wisconsin Dells, WI.

Larde, P. (2009, May). Factors that motivate first-generation students to pursue a college
education. Presentation at the National Conference of Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, San Diego, CA.

Larde, P., Cadet, C., Moore, D. (2009, April). Civil rights pilgrimage: A hands-on approach
for fostering cross-cultural dialogue. Presentation at the national conference for the American College Personnel Association, Washington, DC.

Larde, P. (2009, April). Factors that motivate first-generation students to pursue a college
education: Nurturing their strengths for college success. Presentation at the national conference for the American College Personnel Association, Washington, DC.

Larde, P. (2009, March). Factors that motivate first-generation students to pursue a college
education: Nurturing their strengths for college success. Presentation at the national conference for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Seattle, WA.

Lundberg, C.A., Helsel, K.K., Murphy, M.M. & Larde, P. (2004, April). First generation
students: Succeeding in 10,000 different ways. Presentation at the national conference for the American College Personnel Association, Minneapolis, MN.

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