Visions of the Future: Emerging Leaders in Utah

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June 9, 2021

Visions of the Future: Emerging Leaders in Utah

What is an emerging leader? To start, the term “emerging” means becoming apparent or prominent, up-and-coming. An emerging leader can be found in each of our young people and youth who are advancing equitable causes and projects, already engaged in leader...

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September 15th marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month and for the first time the Logan City…
September 15th marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month and for the first time the Logan City…

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What is an emerging leader? To start, the term “emerging” means becoming apparent or prominent, up-and-coming. An emerging leader can be found in each of our young people and youth who are advancing equitable causes and projects, already engaged in leader
Visions of the Future: Emerging Leaders in Utah

Visions of the Future: Emerging Leaders in Utah

What is an emerging leader? To start, the term “emerging” means becoming apparent or prominent, up-and-coming. An emerging leader can be found in each of our young people and youth who are advancing equitable causes and projects, already engaged in leader...

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Now located in room 227 of the Taggart Student Center, it provides a centralized meeting place for Latinx students on campus.
Latinx Cultural Center Excited to Welcome Students to New Space in TSC

Latinx Cultural Center Excited to Welcome Students to New Space in TSC

Now located in room 227 of the Taggart Student Center, it provides a centralized meeting place for Latinx students on campus.

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USU students than Ancell and Manual Santana are 2021 Goldwater Scholars.
Gold Standard: Two Aggie Mathematicians are 2021 Goldwater Scholars

Gold Standard: Two Aggie Mathematicians are 2021 Goldwater Scholars

USU students than Ancell and Manual Santana are 2021 Goldwater Scholars.

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This is the recording of Dr. Beatriz Aldana Marquez, who goes on to share her research on the immigrant detention system.
"The State of the Immigrant Detention System in the Last Decade"

"The State of the Immigrant Detention System in the Last Decade"

This is the recording of Dr. Beatriz Aldana Marquez, who goes on to share her research on the immigrant detention system.

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Utah State University has partnered with the Logan School District and Educational Excellence for Latinos to present the 2020 Latino Education Fair in Spanish at Logan High School on Oct. 24. The fair provides Latino students and parents the information t
USU Partnering with Logan School District for 2020 Latino Education Fair

USU Partnering with Logan School District for 2020 Latino Education Fair

Utah State University has partnered with the Logan School District and Educational Excellence for Latinos to present the 2020 Latino Education Fair in Spanish at Logan High School on Oct. 24. The fair provides Latino students and parents the information t...

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Statistics show the coronavirus hitting Latinos especially hard. One-third of Utah’s confirmed COVID-19 cases are Latino residents, even though they make up 14 percent of the state’s population, according to Utah Dept. of Health.
Advocates hope COVID-19 doesn't hit Cache Valley Latinos as hard, but more communication is needed

Advocates hope COVID-19 doesn't hit Cache Valley Latinos as hard, but more communication is needed

Statistics show the coronavirus hitting Latinos especially hard. One-third of Utah’s confirmed COVID-19 cases are Latino residents, even though they make up 14 percent of the state’s population, according to Utah Dept. of Health.

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On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, Utah State University alumnus James Garcia Porras spoke as part of the Latinx Cultural Center’s Lunch with Latinx Leaders series.
Say Yes to Your Life: USU alumnus James Porras shares his story as part of Lunch with Latinx Leaders series

Say Yes to Your Life: USU alumnus James Porras shares his story as part of Lunch with Latinx Leaders series

On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, Utah State University alumnus James Garcia Porras spoke as part of the Latinx Cultural Center’s Lunch with Latinx Leaders series.

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Liz Allred, Program Director of Global Learning in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business informs students about the Global Learning Experiences program and explains the importance of such learning experiences.
Global Learning: Add the World to your Resume

Global Learning: Add the World to your Resume

Liz Allred, Program Director of Global Learning in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business informs students about the Global Learning Experiences program and explains the importance of such learning experiences.

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Last month, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a comprehensive data analysis on the state of education across all educational levels, and it appears enrollment of Latino students at college campuses has increased.
More Latinos Earned Degrees This Past Decade Than Any Time In History

More Latinos Earned Degrees This Past Decade Than Any Time In History

Last month, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a comprehensive data analysis on the state of education across all educational levels, and it appears enrollment of Latino students at college campuses has increased.

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The sound of the ancient pan flute draws listeners in as Los Hermanos de los Andes plays on the Utah State University campus. Many students stop to listen, take video and chat with members of the Latinx Cultural Center.
From The Andes To The Wasatch: How Andean Folk Music Connects Utah Communities

From The Andes To The Wasatch: How Andean Folk Music Connects Utah Communities

The sound of the ancient pan flute draws listeners in as Los Hermanos de los Andes plays on the Utah State University campus. Many students stop to listen, take video and chat with members of the Latinx Cultural Center.

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Isela Phelps went from speaking one word of English when she arrived in the US to earn two degrees from the Huntsman School. Here’s her incredible journey, in her own words.
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Dream Big

Isela Phelps went from speaking one word of English when she arrived in the US to earn two degrees from the Huntsman School. Here’s her incredible journey, in her own words.

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The Latinx Cultural Center is holding an exhibit to showcase art featuring original photographs of people of all ages from different Latin countries, their first exhibit since opening last Spring.
USU's New Latinx Cultural Center

USU's New Latinx Cultural Center

The Latinx Cultural Center is holding an exhibit to showcase art featuring original photographs of people of all ages from different Latin countries, their first exhibit since opening last Spring.

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When Boeing gave their summer intern, Jorge Espinoza, '13, a project to remedy a problem with aircraft window shades on one of its most popular models, he already knew what he had to do: establish the parameters and begin testing.
Profiles in Resilience: Crossing Borders

Profiles in Resilience: Crossing Borders

When Boeing gave their summer intern, Jorge Espinoza, '13, a project to remedy a problem with aircraft window shades on one of its most popular models, he already knew what he had to do: establish the parameters and begin testing.

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Utah State University Extension, in partnership with Latinos in Action, will host the second annual Leadership Boot Camp Conference on the Utah State University campus from June 4 to June 7.
USU Extension Partners With LIA For Youth Leadership Development

USU Extension Partners With LIA For Youth Leadership Development

Utah State University Extension, in partnership with Latinos in Action, will host the second annual Leadership Boot Camp Conference on the Utah State University campus from June 4 to June 7.

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USU's Latinx Cultural Center hosted its first Latinx Graduation Ceremony, a ceremony celebrating graduating Latinx students and their families that has become tradition at many universities across the country.
Celebrating heritage: USU hosts its first ceremony specifically for Latinx grads

Celebrating heritage: USU hosts its first ceremony specifically for Latinx grads

USU's Latinx Cultural Center hosted its first Latinx Graduation Ceremony, a ceremony celebrating graduating Latinx students and their families that has become tradition at many universities across the country.

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The Cache Valley Latinx community witnessed the first Leadership, Education Achievement and Prosperity Scholarship recipients at the LEAP Gala Tuesday evening.
Latinx college scholarship presented to first recipients

Latinx college scholarship presented to first recipients

The Cache Valley Latinx community witnessed the first Leadership, Education Achievement and Prosperity Scholarship recipients at the LEAP Gala Tuesday evening.

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Award-winning author and illustrator Raul the Third visits with third graders from Cache County and shares his love and inspiration for art and storytelling.
'The Power of Art': Award-winning Latinx author, illustrator visits elementary, USU students

'The Power of Art': Award-winning Latinx author, illustrator visits elementary, USU students

Award-winning author and illustrator Raul the Third visits with third graders from Cache County and shares his love and inspiration for art and storytelling.

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Utah State University Latinx Cultural Center Director Christopher Gonzalez spoke at the Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Luncheon to explain some of the challenges the Latinx community faces.
Growing demo: Finding, understanding Latinx customers crucial for business, center director says

Growing demo: Finding, understanding Latinx customers crucial for business, center director says

Utah State University Latinx Cultural Center Director Christopher Gonzalez spoke at the Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Luncheon to explain some of the challenges the Latinx community faces.

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Christopher González has high hopes that he might also be able to facilitate the creation of a new center at USU devoted to increasing education, training, and mentoring opportunities for Latinx students.
Gonzalez Gets USU's Latinx Cultural Center up and Running

Gonzalez Gets USU's Latinx Cultural Center up and Running

Christopher González has high hopes that he might also be able to facilitate the creation of a new center at USU devoted to increasing education, training, and mentoring opportunities for Latinx students.

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Dr. Celina Wille discusses factors and implications for how parents can support their children while they make the difficult transition into higher education.
Higher Education: How Parents Can Support Their Children

Higher Education: How Parents Can Support Their Children

Dr. Celina Wille discusses factors and implications for how parents can support their children while they make the difficult transition into higher education.

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During the Latinos In Action conference at Utah State University on Wednesday, middle school and high school students gathered to mentor and be mentored by their peers.
Latinos in Action: Hispanic Youths Gather at USU for Leadership Conference

Latinos in Action: Hispanic Youths Gather at USU for Leadership Conference

During the Latinos In Action conference at Utah State University on Wednesday, middle school and high school students gathered to mentor and be mentored by their peers.

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A Latino youth leadership boot camp took place for the first time at Utah State University. The university joined Latinos-in-Action, a national organization working to encourage Latino youth to consider pursuing higher education.
First Latinos in Action Boot Camp Hosted at USU

First Latinos in Action Boot Camp Hosted at USU

A Latino youth leadership boot camp took place for the first time at Utah State University. The university joined Latinos-in-Action, a national organization working to encourage Latino youth to consider pursuing higher education.

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On November 1st, the LatinX community of Cache Valley celebrates a special holiday with the public, Dia de Los Muertos. The holiday originated in Mexico and is a special tradition to honor both life and death.
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Dia de los Muertos

On November 1st, the LatinX community of Cache Valley celebrates a special holiday with the public, Dia de Los Muertos. The holiday originated in Mexico and is a special tradition to honor both life and death.