Student Success Story – Jakob Lopez

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Jakob Lopez ’21 (CLAS) has become a leader in his hometown of Manchester even before he earns his undergraduate degree from UConn.

An urban and community studies major, Lopez serves as the Diversity and Equity Inclusions Coordinator for the town’s …

By Mike Enright
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How to get involved at the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC)

PRLACC students meeting with actor Rita Moreno.

Feels like yesterday, I was walking into the Student Union and I walked to the ballroom and there, I met my mentor from METAS (Mentoring, Educating, and Transforming to Achieve Success). I was so nervous because I came from a …

By Kimberly Escobar
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Eversource Energy Center Pioneering Diversity Internship

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Eversource Energy Center is creating a scholarship opportunity to engage underrepresented minority undergraduate students in the energy sector by providing $2,600 in each of the following: Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 to work on the Center’s research projects.

Established in …

By Tara Malone
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Op-Ed: How Studying Racism Helped Us Become Anti-Racist Activists

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Authors: Javon Adote, Haylie Alter, Margot Eversdyke, Calista Giroux, Madison González, Phillip K. Graham, Alyssa Harvey, Sarah Hubelbank, Iris Jordan, Christine Jorquera, Rosemary O’Mahony, Mercedez Patrick, Angelica Sistrunk, and Eddie Vitcavage 

Here is an excerpt of the article. Read below …

By Javon Adote
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Student Success Story: Justin Monell

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Justin Monell (him/him/el) completed a two-year sociology program at the University of Bridgeport before transferring to the University of Connecticut to finish his degree. In 2014, he earned his Bachelor’s in Sociology and Political Science with a minor in Latinx …

By Sarah Krafcik
Sarah Krafcik CLAS Career Ambassador Sarah Krafcik
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