Latinx Workshops

Covid-19 Update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Latinx Cultural Center will be hosting all events virtually until it safe to continue to in person. Please check back often for updates..

As part of the Latinx Cultural Center's (LCC) commitment to empowering all who recognize a vested interest in the Latinx community, the center hosts monthly workshops throughout each semester in order to promote academic, educational, personal, and professional growth.

Upcoming Workshops


  • June - TBA
  • July  - TBA
  • August - TBA

2022

How to Manage Your Money
January 26, 2022
Darell Harris, Director of the Student Money Management Center, presented a workshop focused on helping students create a manageable budget.


  

More than just Ramen Noodles
February 9, 2022
Rachel Rood, a Private Practice Dietitian, presented a workshop focusing on helping students learn about good eating habits as a college student, as well as providing information about additional resources.

Mental Balance Workshop
March 30, 2022
The Latinx Cultural Center held a workshop presented by Dr. Nafaziger, a licensed psychologist and CAPS clinical coordinator. Dr. Nafaziger taught about the importance of prioritizing mental health, especially in a college environment.

 

2021

How to Explore Your Interests and Decide on a Major
November 18, 2021
Dallin Perkes presented a workshop focused on helping students lexplore their options and find out more about the resources and majors USU has to offer.


  

2020

Global Learning: Add the World to Your Resume

January 30, 2020

Global Learning Experiences Program Director Liz Allred discussed the value of participating in a global experience as well as the ways to finance these experiences, like scholarships, financial aid, crowdfunding, etc.

Strategies for Co-Creating an Academic College Experience

February 27, 2020

Director of University and Exploratory Advising, Mykel Beorchia, and Academic Advisor, Skyler Toledo, discussed how an academic advisor can partner with you to leverage your strengths and reach your goals and illustrated their methods with activities.

Latinas in Leadership: Yes We Can and Yes We Did

March 11, 2020

USUSA Student Advocate Vice President, Paulina Rivera, discussed how academic involvement has been beneficial to her personal academic success and she provided resources for students to become involved now at Utah State University.

2019

Crochet With Chris

October 7, 2019

Dr. Christopher Gonzalez, Director of the Latinx Cultural Center and Associate Professor of English, was more than happy to share his crocheting skills by providing free crocheting lessons and a safe, friendly environment to practice.

Latinx Mental Health

October 9, 2019

Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodriguez and four Psychology doctoral students presented a panel discussing key mental health topics for the Latinx community. Then, opened up a discussion of the presentation with the audience.

How Networking Opens Doors to the Future

September 25, 2019

Career coach, Dannon Loveland, from USU's Career Center discussed strategies for students to prepare for and make the most of networking opportunities, including tools like LinkedIn and the Career Center's resources.

Preparing For Finals

December 4, 2019

Learning specialist Melanie Chambers discussed ways in which students can reduce test anxiety, create effective study plans, and increase their likelihood of success throughout the entire semester, but especially during finals week.

End of Semester Pizza Social

December 4, 2019

The Latinx Cultural Center staff invited and joined students in taking a break from gearing up for finals and studying hard to enjoy some pizza, make some friends, and celebrate the end of another great semester at Utah State University.