Student Group – ALAS

                                  AUGSBURG LATIN AMERICAN STUDENTS (ALAS)


ALAS invites all Auggies to join the group, participate in its year-round meetings and events and to learn about the diversity that exists within the Latino community at Augsburg.

Join ALAS’ weekly meetings every Monday, 5-6 pm in the Marshall Room from September to May

  • 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 honor the diversity of cultures, nationalities, languages, history and experiences of Latin@s at Augsburg.

  • Latino Heritage Week: Movie Night-Cesar Chavez: 9/15, Game Night-Miercoles Gigante: 9/17, Dance Night- Indios de Las Americas: 9/19
  • Fall Leadership Retreat: October 3 – 5, Annandale, MN
  • Dia de Muertos
  • Las Posadas
  • Spring Break: March 16-20, Los Angeles, California
  • 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

ALAS is a commissioned student organization at Augsburg College; events are funded through a budget approved by Student Senate, planned by ALAS student leaders and open to all Augsburg students, faculty and staff.