University of Toledo Latino Student Union (LSU) scholarship
The 46th annual
University of Toledo Latino Student Union (LSU) scholarship baile
is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, 2019, 7 to 11:30
p.m., at the UT student union. “Una Noche Bajo de Las
Estrellas” will feature musical performances by Izaya
Burciaga and Motivo. Advance tickets are $5 for
students and $10 for adults. Admission will be $15 per person at
the door. Tickets and information can be obtained by calling
Some deadlines are fast approaching for the University of
Toledo’s annual Latino Youth Summit (LYS), set for Tuesday
and Wednesday, May 14 and 15, 2019 at the UT student
union. The LYS registration deadline is Monday, April 1.
UT is expecting about 500 middle and high school students from
across the region to attend the summit, which annually provides
college planning and career path
information through sessions about pre-high school and
pre-college coursework and information about various
occupational fields. Emphasis is placed on the importance of
skills in science, math and technology in the current job
market. The summit also includes hands-on activities in nursing
and pharmacy, engineering, health professions, health and
wellness, and real-world personal finances. The students also
are given a mini-preview of the UT campus. Adult and college-age
volunteers are being sought to help with the summit.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Latino high school seniors who plan to attend UT
m the fall are facing a Feb. 28, 2019 deadline to apply for a
President’s Summit Award scholarship, which provides $2,000
and first-year housing, for a total of $10,000 in aid. Students
must attend the summit and maintain a 3.0 GPA to be eligible.
There are ten such scholarships available.
UT’s LSU executive board includes:
Isabela Guel – President; Emilia Ruiz - Vice President;
Gabrielle O’Donnell – Treasurer; Marecciea Rivera – Secretary;
Giselle Zelaya - Community Service; and Bianca Vitela - Public
Relations. [Isabela, Bianca and Marecciea are all
juniors; Emilia, Giselle and I are all sophomores].