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University of Illinois graduates are reshaping communities all over the United States, impacting cultural, civic and political landscapes. With your help, the University of Illinois Latina/Latino Alumni Association can ensure that our community cultivates a pipeline of new graduates, while maintaining momentum that continues to make lasting contributions.
- 0The University of Illinois Latina/Latino Alumni Association (IllinoisLLAA) has established and fully funded an endowment fund, The Latina/Latino Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, in partnership with the University of Illinois Foundation. The IllinoisLLAA endowment will provide annual scholarships to support Latino students who attend the University of Illinois at Urbana campus.$0.00 donated of $5,000.00 goal
- 0The Illinois Latina/Latino Alumni Association (IllinoisLLAA) will be awarding one academic scholarship available for this academic year! The academic scholarship is for $10,000 and will be awarded at IllinoisLLAA’s annual gala to be held in Chicago on September 24, 2017.$0.00 donated of $10,000.00 goal
- 0Since fall of 2004, the University has offered a culturally sensitive orientation program for the families of incoming Latina/o students. Over the course of a Sunday, various members of the student services and academic affairs units of the University provide a day-long orientation on all aspects of university life, from navigating the financial aid process to adjusting to separation from family.$0.00 donated of $3,000.00 goal
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Some of the success stories
Envisioning a legacyVienet Romero, pictured left, is just one of our many past scholarship recipients, and her along with past President Raymond Valadez, were profiled in the UIAA quarterly magazine.
LLAA Wins Outstanding Alumni GroupComing off an amazing year that saw the establishment of our endowment, as well as our 5013c status, we were ecstatic to learn that we had been selected as the Outstanding Alumni Group, by UIAA. Hard work pays off. It’s just the start.
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Here we share the latest updates and news that pertain to the Latino/a University of Illinois community. We invite your comments and encourage you to share these stories with other alumni and friends.