October 18, 2019— Northern Kentucky University students were honored and presented with scholarships by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
NKU once again hosted LULAC’s 14th Annual Scholarship Recipients Celebration in late September. The event recognized 29 Latino students from area colleges for their scholastic achievements and success.
“I’m exceptionally proud of our student scholarship recipients who work so hard in the classroom and actively engage in civic and volunteer experiences,” said Dr. Dan Nadler, vice president for Student Affairs.
“These students are inspiring examples those making a significant difference in the Latino community. They represent the Future Leaders of America,” said Leo Calderon, director of NKU’s Latino Programs and Services.
NKU LULAC Scholarship Recipients:
Yessenia G. Cantero
Wendy K. Cantero
Jennifer D. Gonzalez
Andrea C. Moreno-Garza
Alexandra M. Navarro-Guzman
Sandra G. Onate
Angie J. Principe
Miguel A. Rodriguez
NKU’s Office of Latino Programs & Services was established in the spring of 2001. It is one of the few offices in the region dedicated to serve the growing Latino student population. The office sponsors and supports programs that provide students service-learning opportunities in the local community and other countries.
For more on LULAC’s scholarships, visit its website.
About LULAC: The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with more than 1000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future.
About NKU: Founded in 1968, we are a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit nku.edu.