Conexiones Student Virtual Retreat

OCTOBER 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th (Saturdays), 2020


The Purdue University Latino Cultural Center and the Latinx Student Union invite ALL Purdue University students to participate in in our free, semester-long Virtual Conexiones: The Series events. Zoom is the platform for all sessions. 

Purdue University staff and community leaders will lead concurrent workshops on topics related to mental health, student success, financial literacy identity development, and civic engagement. Students will engage in meaningful dialogue while connecting to one another, to the LCC, and to resources on campus and in the community. 

Co-Sponsored with the Latinx Student Union.

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Navigating Unfamiliar Systems - The Conduct Process with Stephanie Cuevas 

Saturday, October 3rd 

1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. EDT 

Join Stephanie Cuevas as she explains the conduct process at Purdue University! Learn about your rights as students and gain a deeper understanding of how to navigate the conduct process in case you are ever in a situation where you must navigate this system.  

 Stephanie Cuevas

Communicating Your Authentic Professional Self! with Veronica Rahim 

Saturday, October 10th   

1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. EDT 

Veronica Rahim of the CCO will engage students through an interactive session, lending both reflective and collaborative activities. Attend this workshop to demystify the dreaded ‘networking’ element of professional development, and to discuss networking within the context of intersectional identities, privilege and access.
Veronica Rahim

Know Your Priorities, Know Your Rules! Navigating Academia as an International Student

Saturday, October 17th   

1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. EDT 

In this interactive session, Christine Collins, director for International Student Services and Amanda Thompson, director for International Scholar Services will present valuable information that will help you begin with the end in mind.  The session is intended to help participants establish clearly defined educational and career objectives; understand the rules of engagement; and know where to find resources to help you navigate obstacles and barriers.  Join us for an information packed 45 minute session followed by a 15 minute live Q&A.

Branding & Identity: How to Represent Your Truest Self with Gabriela Pedroza!

Saturday, October 24th   

1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. EDT 

Your story makes up who you are, and you should proudly share that. In an age of trying to put out the "best content", being authentic and consistent will allow people to know who you truly are. Let's come up with your "brand" that feels wholeheartedly you.

Gabriela Pedroza founder of Pun Dulce, a Chicago-based design studio that connects people across the country or across the street with beautiful stationery, will facilitate a discussion on branding in the time of increased virtual social networking. To be fair, the LCC came up with the title and we are share Gabriela will have a punnier one to share soon!