Northeastern University Latino/a Community
Resources

Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

A welcoming environment, LASO's mission is to advance Latin American culture and preserve Latin American identity at Northeastern.  For more information visit http://www.laso.neu.edu/.

Center for Counseling and Student Development at Northeastern

The center strives to help students cope more effectively with personal, emotional and situational barriers to learning; improve students' adjustment to unavoidable stress; integrate students into the University's academic and social milieu; and contribute to their personal growth and development. In order to accomplish these goals, staff assume a variety of roles such as therapist, consultant, program planner, workshop facilitator and trainer. The center also offers a multicultural specialist, Elisa Castillo, Ph.D.  For more information visit http://www.csdc.neu.edu/

Northeastern University English Language Center

The English Language Center (ELC) at Northeastern University offers specially designed English for academic purposes courses for students who wish to live and study in Boston. Renowned for its history as well as its beauty, Boston is also perhaps the most famous education center in the United States. Each year, Northeastern’s ELC attracts students from all over the world.
http://www.spcs.neu.edu/elc/ie_program.php

Society of Latino Alumni (SOLA)

SOLA's mission is to ensure the continued progress and excellence of Northeastern University's Latino community, and support and promote the Northeastern University Alumni Association. SOLA maintains a web site hat is restricted to its members. To get a community password that will enable you to preview the site, contact nusola@yahoogroups.com.

Latino/a Law Student Association (LaLSA)

The Latino/a Law Student Association is a forum for Northeastern's law students to voice their concerns and promote the needs and goals of the Latino/a community at Northeastern University, as well as in the surrounding region and nation. LaLSA fosters a comfortable environment for Latino/a students to enhance their educational experience.

Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

SHPE offers educational advising, enhances enrollment and retention of Hispanic students in science and engineering by providing tutoring and mentoring, and provides networking and educational opportunities through conferences and workshops.  For more information visit http://www.coe.neu.edu/Groups/shpe/History.html.


Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA)

ALPFA's mission is to be the leading Latino professional association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for CPAs, accountants, finance and related professionals and students, while expanding Latino leadership in the global workforce. http://www.alpfa.org/

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Institute on Urban Health Research

The goal of the Institute is to improve the health of urban populations through the generation of knowledge that informs health policies, disease prevention programs and health services.  For more information visit http://www.urban.org/.

International Student and Scholar Institute (ISSI)

ISSI's mission is to advance the internationalization of Northeastern while promoting programs and services that foster an appreciation of a dynamic and diverse population. For more information visit http://www.northeastern.edu/issi/.

Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) at University of Texas in Austin

LANIC facilitates access to Internet-based information to, from or on Latin America. While many of its resources are designed to facilitate research and academic endeavors, LANIC has also become a gateway to Latin America for primary and secondary school teachers and students, private and public sector professionals, and anyone looking for information about Latin America.  For more information visit http://lanic.utexas.edu/.

Latino/a Professional Network (LPN)

Organized in 1987, the LPN is a 501c-3 tax-exempt organization with a mission of creating career, educational and social opportunities for Latinos in Massachusetts and throughout the nation.  For more information visit http://www.lpnonline.com/.

Alianza Hispana

La Alianza Hispana (The Hispanic Alliance), founded in 1970, is a community based, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Latino self-determination, advocating for equal access to basic services, and combating the effects of poverty, discrimination and the stress of migration. La Alianza Hispana provides linguistically and culturally appropriate services primarily to the Latino community of greater Boston and also advocates for equal access to basic human services for all.  For more information visit http://www.laalianza.org/.

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