The Latino Research Center at the University of Nevada, Reno serves as a nexus between the Latino community and the university. Its mission is to foster research, student achievement, faculty collaboration, advocacy, and outreach in a manner that best meets the educational needs and goals of the State of Nevada and best honors the intellectual and cultural capital of the Latino presence in our state.
The Latino Research Center Student Advisory Board is primarily composed of university students, but also incorporates ideas and suggestions from faculty members and prominent community leaders, who strive for the enhancement of the Hispanic community at Nevada through public outreach, academic excellence, and political movements. Contact a member of our executive board to join our club.
Ivon Padilla Rodriguez
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The Latino Student Advisory Board is made up of four different committees.
This committee focuses on voter registration, political efficacy, knowledge of candidates and platforms. They encourage students to become active and stress to the importance of
The academics committee hopes to create a scholarship for students in financial need.
They are also planning a workshop for incoming Latino students to attend during orientation.
Members of this committee also volunteer their time and read/mentor K-3rd grade students at a local elementary school.
This committee reaches into the community and brings awareness to issues facing women of all different races.
They have participated in Women’s Day events.
They have many goals for the upcoming semester and great new ideas to successfully bring equal rights amongst genders.
This committee has hosted events that promote our club name.
They participated at Howl @ the moon.
They will also be in charge of hosting our club table at NOAN.
Their biggest goal and event for this semester is hosting 5 de Mayo at Hilliard Plaza.
They have plans to host club socials as well as faculty appreciation events in the Fall.