In the News: Kutztown's Latino Caucus Reception
|Above from left: José Molina, director for Community Engagement and Governmental Affairs; Dr. Carlos Vargas-Aburto, provost; Pedro Gratacos, coordinator for Hispanics & Latinos Employment Services at PA Civil Service Commission; and KU student Franis Pereyra-Jimenez.|
|Additional photos from the event can be viewed on KU's flickr site|
Sept. 15, 2012
Kutztown University celebrated this weekend's start of National Hispanic Heritage Month earlier this week with a Latino Caucus Reception. Full coverage of the event is below.
President Cevallos spoke with the Reading Eagle and WFMZ-TV about KU and our recent efforts to provide Latino students with a sense of unity and welcoming into the Kutztown experience.
"We want Latinos to know that we are here to make sure they succeed academically," said Cevallos, a native of Ecuador.
- Read the full article: Kutztown University reaches out to Latino students (Reading Eagle)
"Queremos que esta población se eduque, y tenga la oportunidad de venir a la universidad, que tenga la oportunidad de tener un futuro mejor y estos estudiantes que están con nosotros ahora son un ejemplo de ese futuro," dijo Cevallos."
- Articulo en español: Universidad Kutztown le da la bienvenida a estudiantes latinos (WFMZ Edicion En Español )
"We are really happy that our Latino population is growing in terms of students, faculty and staff and we think it's a great opportunity to say welcome and that's what we're trying to do today," said Cevallos.
- Read the full article and watch video: Kutztown U rallies behind its minority students (WFMZ)