Serape style graduation stoles with embroidery reading HLA Embajador

Dear Graduates,

As this chapter of your life comes to an end may you remember that every long night, cada lagrima, every breakdown, cada momento de orgullo, every moment of laughter, los amigxs y experencias nuevas were all worth it!! You made it and we are so proud of you!! Eres un Orgullo Hispano!!

May you always think back fondly of your time at UF and always think of HLA as your home away from home. Your Casita and Salita will always be here for you.

Felicidades on such an amazing accomplishment!!


Major: Bachelor’s in Political Science
Minor: History
Involvement:Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc., Student Government Senate, Chomp the Vote, Students Taking Action Against Racism, ADELANTE, Dominican Student Association, and Florida Blue Key.
Major: Bachelor of Science in Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience
Minor: Spanish
Major: Criminology
Minor: Business Administration and Educational Studies
Involvement:Hispanic Student Association,
Student Government: Students Taking Action Against Racism (STAAR) and Bridges Minority Outreach Agencies,
Mexican-American Student Association,
Dance Marathon,
Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity,
Bob Graham Center Tallahassee Fellow
Major: Applied Physiology and Kinesiology (APK), specializing in Exercise Physiology
Involvement:Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. – 2018-2020 Treasurer and 2019-2020 Fundraising Chair
Mexican-American Student Association (MASA) – 2019-2020 Fundraising Director
Major: Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a focus in Europe.
Involvement:Dominican Student Association, Marketing Director,
Omega Zeta Chapter of Order of Omega Honor Society, Inductee,
Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc., President (Two Terms),
Returning Gators Program Living Learning Community, Student, Member Leadership Program, Mentee and Mentorship Director,
The Office of Political Affairs, Lobbying Officer, Gator Model United Nations, Member, Leader Scholar Program, Student
Major: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Marketing
Minor:Professional Selling
Involvement:UF Hall of Fame, HSA President, HSA Secretary, MASA Chief of Staff,
Hispanic Heritage Month AD,
MLP Member, HLA Ambassador,
TogetherUF Co-founder,
Foreign Language Organization, German Facilitator,
Heavener Leadership Challenge Member and
Florida Blue Key Member
Major: International Studies (Middle East focus) and
Women and Gender Studies (International Perspectives)
Minor:Arabic Language
Involvement:Hispanic-Latinx Student Assembly,
Hispanic Student Association,
Bridges Minority Outreach Program,
Reitz Union Board of Managers,
Alpha Phi Omega Community Service Fraternity
Major: Psychology,
Minor:Anthropology & Health Disparities in Society
Involvement:President, UF Tae Kwon Do Club, Secretary, UF Psychology Club & Psi Chi,
Volunteer & Intern, Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
Major: Bachelor of Arts: Double Major in Political Science and Sociology
Involvement:UF Honors Program, Member of the Member Leadership Program Class XIV, Campaign Leader for Boot the Braids UF Campaign, Vice President of External Affairs and Member of Chispas UF, HSA Cabinet Member, HLA Ambassador, Hispanic Heritage Month Assistant Director, Regional Liasion for Bridges Minority Outreach Program, Executive Vice President and Head New Member Educator of Gamma Eta Sorority, Inc., Bob Graham Center Tallahassee Semester Internship Fellow
Major: Environmental Science
Minor: Sustainability Studies and Agricultural and Natural Resource Law
Involvement:2019-2020 Gatorship Director,
2018-2019 Gatorship Assistant Director,
Research Assistant – Learning in the Wild Research Lab,
2017-2018 Social Media Director – Hispanic Student Association,
2017-2018 Assistant Director of New Student Affairs – Gators Going Green,
2017-2018 GECO Environmental Education Committee Member
Major: Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
Bachelor of Arts in Criminology
Minor: East Asian Language and Literature
Involvement:2016-2017 MLP Class XIII
2017-2018, MLP Class XV Assistant Director and Mentor,
2017-2018 Machen Florida Opportunity Scholar Mentor,
2017-2018 Dominican Student Association Vice President,
2017-Present Sister of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.,
2018-2019 Dominican Student Association President,
2018 Preview Staffer,
2018-Present Student Assistant at New Student Family and Programs,
2019-2020 C.A. Pound Lab Human Identification Lab Volunteer, Planning committee for Latina Empowerment Symposium
Major: Bachelors Degree of Health Science
Involvement:Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc.,
Hispanic Latinx Student Assembly 2018 Event Coordinator,
Hispanic Latinx Student Assembly 2019 Event Director,
Baby Gator,
UF Emergency Medical Responder,
UF Pre-PA Association,
Major: Psychology and Women’s Studies
Minor: Educational Studies
Involvement:Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.
Women’s Student Association
Major: B.A. in Religion with Honors.
B.A. in International Studies (Latin America and the Caribbean).
Involvement:Executive Director of Hispanic Heritage Month 2018.
Sister of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.
Project Coordinator at the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program.
Director of Individual Events in Florida Blue Key Speech and Debate Tournament.
Student Speaker at the 2019 Convocation for Liberal Arts and Sciences.
University Scholars Program Scholar.
Major: Health Science
Involvement:Gamma Eta Sorority, Inc.,
Child Life Volunteer,
Interdisciplinary Clinical and Academic Program,
Health Professions College Council,
Brown Center for Leadership and Service Ambassador,
Member Leadership Program,
Hispanic Student Association
Major: Political Science
Involvement:HLA Student Ambassador,
HLSA 2017 Marketing Staffer,
HLSA 2018 Event Director,
MLP Spring 2019 Executive Director
Major: Advertising
Minor:Music Theory
Music Composition (certificate)
Involvement:Swamp Records (Graphic Designer and Digital Arts Coordinator),
The Independent Florida Alligator (Account Executive in sales)
Major: Bachelor of Arts in Digital Arts and Sciences
Minor: French and Francophone Studies
Involvement:HSA Member Leadership Program (2015),
Hispanic Student Association – Secretary (2016),
Hispanic Student Association – Vice President of Communications (2017),
UF Student Government – External Communications Cabinet Director (2017),
The Agency at UF – Developer (2019),
UF PorColombia – President (2019)
Major: Bachelor of Science in Health Education with a focus on Health Studies.
Involvement:MLP, HSA, Preview Staff, Sigma Lambda Beta, UF PPAA.
Major: Criminology
Minor: Latin American Studies
Involvement:Associate Coordinator of Internal Affairs for the PODEMOS Initiative, Peer Coordinator for ADELANTE, Marketing Ambassador for Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, MCDA Rep. for the Student Advisory Council for Undergraduate Affairs, and Assistant Director of LGBTQ + Cabinet Student Gov.
Major: Public Relations
Minor: in Sociology and Business Administration
Involvement:Marketing Director for Hispanic Heritage Month,
Founding Member Services Director for Hispanic Public Relations Student Association,
Research Assistant for the Advertising Department of the UF CJC,
Brother of Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity,
Business Team Member for Swamp Records,
Treasurer of the Hispanic Communicators Association,
Treasurer for Habitat for Humanity,
Operations Director for DECA
Major: Studio Art — Printmaking (BFA)
Mathematics (BS)
Minor: Japanese Language
Involvement:Preview Staff 2017,
Campus Diplomats,
Theatre Strike Force Comedy