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According to Emily Prieto, director of Northern Illinois University’s Latino Resource Center (LRC), there was no way that DeKalb resident Elizabeth Garcia was not coming to NIU. “Lizy’s been a Huskie for a long time,” Prieto explains about the 2013 DeKalb High School graduate who is coming to NIU to study Community Leadership and Civic...
Adela de la Torre
Latino students at NIU will be honored Sunday, April 21, for their outstanding academic achievements. The Latino Resource Center’s Adela de la Torre Honor Society (ATHS) will hold its second annual induction ceremony from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the Altgeld Auditorium. More than 200 inductees and family members are expected to attend. Students selected...
Noemi Rodriguez, Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and Emily Prieto
Before Noemi Rodriguez began classes at NIU, she interned at Children’s Memorial Hospital. “I fell in love with the nurses at Children’s Memorial. I admired their work,” says Rodriguez, a sophomore nursing major from Chicago. “There are some respectable nurses, and there are bad nurses, and I will become a respectable nurse. I love the...
With the increasing number of Latino undergraduate students who apply and enroll at NIU each year, Latino Resource Center Director Emily Prieto wanted to establish an honor society that would encourage academics, development and solidarity among this population. From personal experience, Prieto understands that Latino students can benefit from support through innovative programming and strategic...