AUGSBURG LATIN AMERICAN STUDENTS (ALAS)
ALAS invites all Auggies to join the group, participate in its year-round programs and learn about the diversity that exists within the Latino community at Augsburg. ALAS students come from a variety of backgrounds including the Twin Cities and suburbs as well as a various states and countries.
ALAS holds biweekly meetings from September to May where members:
- Connect with fellow Auggies, engage in team building activities and have fun!
- Find a safe space to discuss their college experience and support each other
- Make new friends and share their own strengths and talents with the group
- Learn about academic, financial and career opportunities on/off campus
ALAS programming is constantly evolving and the goal for 2014-15 is to ensure that its events honor the diversity of cultures, nationalities, languages, history and experiences of Latin@s at Augsburg. Examples of past programs include:
- Biweekly meetings – schedule coming up soon!
- Latino Heritage Week
- Fall Leadership Retreat
- Dia de Muertos
- Las Posadas
- Spring Break Trip – locations vary per year
- Volunteering in local organizations
- Latino Dance Night
- Senior/Graduation Dinner
To contact the ALAS Board with questions about the group, general meetings, events, joining the group, and other inquiries e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org