The Hispanic and Latino Faculty and Staff Association (HLFSA) facilitates a mentoring program called Alianzas. This program is targeted for Latinx students and is designed to enhance students’ educational experience, morale, career planning, and professional competence.
The Latin American and Latino Studies Program (LALS) was established in 2000 to promote an interdisciplinary understanding of the complex issues and realities of the diverse cultures of Latin America and the United States, enhancing students’ abilities to participate in the global community. LALS offers a major, minor, and Graduate Certificate, an LALS Club, community engagement, and cultural events: facebook.com/UofLLALS
The Louisville Latino Education Outreach Project (LLEO) is a collaborative effort within the Greater Louisville region, led by a core formal partnership group representing the full cradle to career pipeline:
Americana Community Center (ACC), the University of Louisville (UofL), the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA), Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) , and Greater Louisville International Professionals (GLIP)
Our partnership aims to fuel the greater Louisville region through modeling collaborative behaviors, cross pollination of ideas and people, and building a foundation to build upon.
Our focus is to:
- Create a collaborative network of invested partners across the education pipeline
- Increase access to college education, resources, networks and careers
- Engage our collaborative efforts to full capacity and increases college access and inclusion for Latino students in Louisville
The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO was founded in 2009. It seeks to engage students, faculty, staff, and community members in fun, educational, and culturally inclusive events that celebrate our rich diversity and foster the importance of pursuing a higher education.