Latinx Boilermaker Stories 2022

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins Sept. 15 and honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans, we will share a series of articles featuring Latinx Boilermakers. 

Student-success initiatives create a web of support and community for Latinx student

Pamela Meneses was already on campus the summer before her freshman year as an Emerging Leader Scholar. She was taking advantage of the Early Start program when she learned about another opportunity – Avanzando Through College. Read full story.

Latino Faculty and Staff Association builds a sense of belonging

 As the population of Latinx faculty and staff members has grown over the last several years, organizations like the Latino Faculty and Staff Association, or LAFASA, have been major players in the goal of “building belonging” at Purdue. Read full story.

Latino Cultural Center partnership with national program targets student success

The transition to college can be challenging for first-generation students who don’t have a family member’s experiences to help them with all the processes and expectations. Read full story.