La Comisión de Asuntos de las Minorías organizará la segunda Cumbre Para Estudiantes Latines el 16 de marzo de 6 a 8 PM.
La Comisión de Asuntos de las Minorías organizará la segunda Cumbre Para Estudiantes Latines el 16 de marzo de 6 a 8 PM.

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Columbia, South Carolina (Noticias Nuestro Estado) – The SC Commission for Minority Affairs will host the second Latinx Student Summit on March 16th at 6 PM. This time, the Summit will be hosted at the University of South Carolina, in Columbia. The first one was held at USC Upstate last October. 

The Summit will be held at the University’s Russell House Ballroom, located at 1400 Greene St., Unit 218. This event is free and open to the public, however in-person attendance is limited. The Summit will also be broadcast live on the Commission’s Facebook page for those who cannot attend in person. 

Register today online: Register for the Latinx Student Summit

The Keynote speaker is Dr. Silvino Escareno, CEO and Founder of ITCED51. The Latinx Student Summit Scholarship, LA BECA, will also be featured. 

The SC Commission for Minority Affairs will host the second Latinx Student Summit on March 16th at 6 PM.

“As a former member of LASO, I understand the importance of highlighting the contributions of this student organization. This summit celebrates LASO and includes a keynote speaker with a lot of experience advocating for education and for our community.” – Alex Tovar, Program Assistant for the Hispanic/Latino Affairs Division at the Commission

The Summit is an initiative of the Commission’s with the goal of creating a network of Latinx students and professionals. It also seeks to cultivate a sense of pride and belonging amongst Latinx youth in South Carolina. 

In particular, this Summit is dedicated to celebrating the importance of education and the Latin American Student Organization (LASO). It will be hosted at USC in honor of the more than 25 years of its Latin American Student Organization. 

Ana Castellanos Vera

Ana Castellanos es una joven chicana que creció en Simpsonville, Carolina del Sur. En el 2018 se graduó de la Universidad de Winthrop donde obtuvo una Licenciatura en Ciencias Políticas y otra en Lenguaje...