"Entre los individuos, como entre las naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es

la paz"

"Among individuals, as among nations, respect for the rights of others is peace".

Benito Juarez

(1806-1872)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
       

 

UI Latino Groups


Organization:

ALMA (Association of Latino's Moving Ahead)

Purpose:

To bring Latinos together to be active in school, with the surrounding community. To bring a sense of community among the students by offering community service, social activities and cultural awareness to The University of Iowa.

 

Facebook Page:

Alma (Association of Latinos Moving Ahead)

 

Contacts:


Organization:

Latino/Native American Cultural Center

Purpose:

The major purpose of the Centers is to meet the needs of students through a variety of programs and services. In conjunction with the Office of Student Life, they offer students a wide array of diverse cultural, academic, and personal support services to facilitate their growth, success, and adjustment to the University.

The Latino Native American Cultural Center at the University of Iowa is dedicated to provide a permanent setting where students from various cultures can be nurtured and enhanced on the University of Iowa campus.

The LNACC is available for programming and as a venue for group and organization events.

Wireless internet, tv/vcr/dvd, a fully stocked kitchen, study rooms, lounge space--anything you need to host a program, make a meal, study or relax and socialize with friends.

Hours:

Website: http://imu.uiowa.edu/osl/culture_diversity/cultural_centers/lnacc.php

Facebook Page

Latino Native American Cultural Center (LNACC)

 

Contact:

Latino Native American Cultural Centers

308 Melrose Ave

Iowa City, IA 52246

(319) 335-8298


Organization:

Latino and Native American Alumni Alliance

Purpose:

The goals of this alumni group is to support our youth, community, and students of The University of Iowa; utilizing and strengthening our collective resources for networking; and advancing and recruiting students to The University of Iowa.

 

Website:

http://uilana3.ning.com/profile/ChristinaWright

 

Contact:


Organization:

Latina/o Graduate Student Association

Purpose:

The purpose of the Latina/o Graduate Student Association (LGSA) is three-fold: a) To encourage professional collaboration and professional development of Latino/a graduate students. b) To facilitate a community of social and cultural support for Latina/o graduate students across departments at the University of Iowa. c) To provide a vehicle for Latina/o graduate students to support the University of Iowa and surrounding communities, particularly the needs of Latina'o community.

 

Website:

http://www.uiowa.edu/~lgsaiowa/index.html

 

Facebook Page:

LGSA (Latino/a Graduate Student Association)

 

Contacts:


Organization:

Latino Law Students Association

Purpose:

The Latino Law Students Association (LLSA) aims to promote, encourage and increase the number of Latinos in the legal field and to enhance the legal education of Latinos. The purpose of LLSA is to promote, encourage and increase Latino enrollment at the College of Law; to be committed to the improvement of legal services to the Latino community; to provide time and skill in assisting those programs which require some measure of legal expertise; to educate and involve its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of law.

 

Website:

http://www.law.uiowa.edu/groups/llsa/

 

Contact:

Latino Law Students Association
University of Iowa College of Law
290 Boyd Law Building
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1113


Organization:

Sigma Lambda Beta

Purpose:

This Fraternity was formed to promote a positive image of the Latino community in the University of Iowa by promoting scholastic achievements, eternal Brotherhood, the dissemination of our unique and rich culture, and service to our community.

 

Website:

http://www.sigmalambdabeta.com/

 

Contacts:


Organization:

Sigma Lambda Gamma

Purpose:

The goal of this organization is to provide social and academic support to Latinas/Hispanics and women of all cultures.

 

Website:

http://www.uiowa.edu/~slgalpha/about.html

Email: slgalphaaactive@yahoogroups.com

Contacts:


Organization:

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, SHPE

Purpose:

SHPE is the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

 

It is a Society dedicated to the advancement of Latinos/Hispanics in the sciences, engineering and math disciplines at all levels, undergraduate, graduate and professional.

 

Everyone can take advantage of the workshops, professional development and conferences that SHPE offers, so we encourage people of ALL disciplines and ALL ethnicities to join SHPE.

 

Its goals are to encourage students in entering the science, engineering and math disciplines in both at the undergrad and graduate level, and to support them while they work on obtaining their degrees. Financial support can be obtained from the National SHPE Foundation for both undergraduate and graduate study. Some financial aid is restricted to specific disciplines.

 

Professional development and integrating our members in industry, government and academia is part of the ultimate goal. To that effect after graduating, students are given a one year free membership to the Professional SHPE chapter of their choice.

 

Website:

http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/~shpe/

 

Facebook Page

SHPE-IOWA

 

Contacts:


Other Organizations

Organization:

Amigos del Inmigrante/ Friends of the Immigrant

Purpose:

An Iowa City Group that welcomes and supports all immigrants here in the United States.

 

Website:

http://www.friendsoftheimmigrant.org/

Contact:

Friends of the Immigrant

Iowa City, Iowa

Tel: 319-621-1383

(Please leave a message)

Email: info@friendsoftheimmigrant.org


Organization:

Center for Diversity and Enrichment

Purpose:

A merger of Support Service Programs and Opportunity at Iowa, the CDE provides leadership and coordination for outreach and service to underserved students from diverse backgrounds, including students of color, first-generation students whose parents have not received a baccalaureate degree and students from low-income families.

 

Website:

http://www.uiowa.edu/~cde/

Contact:

Center for Diversity and Enrichment
(formerly Opportunity at Iowa and Support Service Programs Academic Planning)
24 Phillips Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1323
(319) 335-3555
(319) 353-2537 (Fax)
opportunity@uiowa.edu
ssp-advisor@uiowa.edu


Organization:

Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering

Purpose:

This program provides a challenging and supportive atmosphere for multiethnic engineering students.

 

Website:

http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/ethnic-inclusion/

 

Contact:

Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering
4133 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
The University of Iowa, College of Engineering
(319) 335-1215 phone

(319)335-1415 fax


Organization:

Iowa Biosciences Advantage

Purpose:

The mission of the Iowa Biosciences Advantage (IBA) program is to identify academically talented undergraduate underrepresented minority students with aspirations for a research career and provide them with first-rate training that will facilitate their entry into doctoral programs in the biomedical, behavioral, and biophysical sciences.

 

Website:

http://ogei.grad.uiowa.edu/iba/

 

Contact:

Iowa Biosciences Advantage

24E Phillips Hall
800/553-IOWA, ext. 2452 or 7830

FAX: 319/335-3145


Organization:

Iowa Edge

Purpose:

This weeklong freshman introduction to campus is held prior to the beginning of the fall semester to welcome African American, Asian American, Latino, American Indian, and first-generation college students to the University.

 

Website:

http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/upo/edge/

 

Contact:

The Iowa Edge
C/O Will Coghill-Behrends
N302 Lindquist Center
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
fax: (319) 335-6083


Organization:

Librarian Liaisons to UI Cultural Centers

Librarian Liaisons: Your personal connection to the library

  • Research consultations - individualized assistance from a librarian
  • Group library tours
  • Group instruction sessions
  • Customized presentations

Website:

http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/ref/liaison/index.html

 

Contact:

Rachel Garza Carreón
Outreach, Recruitment, & Research Librarian
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
phone: 319-335-6441
rachel-carreon@uiowa.edu


Organization:

Mujeres Latinas

Purpose:

The Mujeres Latinas Project of the Iowa Women's Archives has been established to collect and preserve materials which document the lives and contributions of Latinas and their families to Iowa history.

Website:

http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa/mujeres.html

Contact:

Rachel Garza Carreón
Outreach, Recruitment, & Research Librarian
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
phone: 319-335-6441
rachel-carreon@uiowa.edu

               


 

   

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