First Generation Latina/o Students Making Journeys Around the World

Date(s) - Thursday, October 1, 2015
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center, the Study Abroad Office, and the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES Abroad)

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Meet 3 UIC Latina/o students whose dreams to travel abroad were fulfilled. They will share how they were able to finance their study abroad experience, negotiate family concerns, and gain deeper understanding about the world. Their quest to become globally minded citizensa 21st century necessityhas just begun… This could be your path too!

  • Roxana Delgado – UIC Student, Majoring in Communications. Studied abroad in Oaxaca, Mexico (Summer 2014) and in Seville, Spain (Spring 2015)
  • Gabriela Reno – UIC Graduate Student, Department of French and Francophone Studies. Studied abroad in Dakar, Senegal (Summer 2012) and Paris, France (Fall 2012)
  • Ruben BautistaUIC Student, Double Majoring in Political Science and Economics. Studied abroad in London, England (Summer 2015)


  • Antonio Javier Villaseñor – Diversity Relations Manager, IES Abroad
  • Chris Deegan – Executive Director of the UIC Study Abroad Office


  • Mario Lucero – Assistant Director of the LCC

Poster: First Generation Latina/o Students Making Journeys Around the World [PDF]

All audiences are welcome to join us at this event. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting us.

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: (312) 996-3095


UIC Latin American and Latino Studies Program, and student organizations Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE), Latino Pre-Medical Student Association (LPMSA), Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA), and Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS)

UIC Latino Cultural Center

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