Freshman marketing major Anabela Alvarez recalls her home country of Venezuela fondly.
As a first-generation Cuban American, Karen Rodriguez has defied the odds by providing outreach to students and educating people about her country through protests, creating webinars and even baking traditional Cuban desserts for her colleagues.
Goodbyes can be hard, but the Mexican Student Association at UCF made saying "goodbye" a little easier this year.
The Chi Upsilon Sigma Latin sorority at UCF is an inclusive organization for women who take pride in giving back regardless of race or background.
Natalie Diaz, UCF '21 alumna, recalls taking a couple of rescue dogs to a veterinarian's office in Spain and thinking to herself, “Pancake isn’t gonna make it.”
As Amely Caceres sat in her high school advanced placement environmental science class, she wouldn’t realize its impact on her life until years later.
Hispanic and Latino athletes at UCF said there is a lack of representation for student athletes in the NCAA.
The UCF Puerto Rico Research Hub hosted the first annual Puerto Rico Baseball Day alongside MLB, UCF Athletics and UCF Global on Saturday.
Raised in a Colombian household, freshman biology major Valeria Velasquez said coming out to her parents as gay was difficult at first.
The Puerto Rico Research Hub is partnering with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando and 180 Real Estate Advisors to create a six-week training program starting this month.
Crowds and guest speakers gathered to rally against recent controversial bills being passed in Florida at Orlando City Hall on Feb. 26.
Kelly Quintero accepted the honor of being one of the UCF Alumni Association’s 30 Under 30 last year.
In a quiet corner office at UCF's Barbara Ying Center, the Puerto Rico Research Hub rests on the back of its sole founder.
Diego Baduy is one of the many international students who had to give up traveling and seeing their family for a Temporary Protected Status.
Two UCF alumni have used their passion for the Hispanic community to fuel Hispanic-owned businesses in Central Florida.
Nearly a decade ago, one student began a path toward academic success and Ivy League enrollment that all began at UCF.
As the U.S. Embassy in Venezuela closed its doors, families of international students from Venezuela struggle to enter the country.
The presidential candidate and vice-presidential candidates for Student Government made an appearance at a Cuban American Student Association meeting to greet their constituents and promote their campaign on Monday.
UCF alumna Ibis Enid Rodriguez mixed her Puerto Rican heritage and her love for theater as she worked her way toward her master's degree, eventually becoming an actress.
Every year, UCF receives students who come from all around the world.
Mohammed Usman Siddiqi said leaving his home country of Pakistan to pursue an education at UCF was the best decision he could have made.
The Association of American Medical Colleges shows that Hispanic individuals make up less than 6% of medical doctors in the United States in 2020, according to a 2021 survey.
On Wednesday, Excelencia in Education, partnered up with several universities to hold a virtual briefing on the history of Hispanic Serving Institutions.
Travelers who arrive in Puerto Rico without a negative COVID-19 test will be fined $300, according to a recent administrative order released by the Puerto Rico Department of Health.
A new Broadway musical film about life within New York City's mostly Latino neighborhood, Washington Heights, is coming to theaters in June and for Latino students this representation is both comforting and a source of inspiration.
SGA President Sabrina La Rosa talked about UCF representing Hispanics at the national briefing on 25 Years of Hispanic-Serving Institutions on Wednesday. The national briefing was a public forum that focused on data and opportunities for accelerating Latino student access.
Las mujeres representan 47% de la fuerza laboral en los estados unidos, y todavía 24% de mujeres sostienen posiciones de liderazgo, de acuerdo con la Instituta de Liderazgo de Mujeres (Institute for Women’s Leadership).
Freshman health science major Jean Guadalupe found his calling in the medical field while witnessing his younger brothers' medical journey.Jean, who is Puerto Rican, said his 10-year-old brother Fabian Guadalupe was born with a rare genetic disorder called OTUD6B mutation. According to Baylo…
Depois de um ano de incerteza em volta do mundo inteiro, os primeiros estágios de distribuição da vacina de coronavírus finalmente começaram.
The obstacles that come with experiencing culture shock can prevent Mexican American students like Brandon Rendon from achieving higher education as a first-generation college student.
Brazil has the highest daily average of COVID-19 infections reported each day and is expected to reach over 300,000 deaths by July, according to the Institute for Health and Metrics and Evaluation.
Over 300 international students decided to remain in the U.S. to continue their education at UCF, according to UCF Global, but that doesn't stop their homesickness from worsening.
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- In the Heights: A Latino community shown on the big screen
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- UCF student experiences Brazil’s COVID-19 crisis firsthand
- UCF international students open up about their homesickness
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- Muñiz se retira como presidenta de LaFaSa
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- Immigrant Justice Center at UCF gives back to community
- Diverse people prevented from getting COVID-19 vaccine
- Latinos, “The Demographic of the Future”
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- La asociacion de UCF LASA renueva su junta directiva
- Local nonprofits create COVID-19 educational resources for the Hispanic community
- All Brazilian Student Association events canceled amid COVID-19 pandemic
- Asociaciones de UCF se unen para ayudar a las personas sin hogar de downtown Orlando
- Latin Rhythm at UCF keeps dancers moving, active from home
- President of Venezuela indicted for narcoterrorism in the U.S., Venezuelans 'not surprised'
- Hispanics more likely to be threatened by COVID-19, study shows
- Latina professor recognized for creating diversity in communication
- 2 Venezuelans immigrate to U.S., are welcomed into UCF community
- Latino voters can now vote in Spanish in 32 Florida counties, UCF students 'extremely happy' about inclusion
- PRSA plans to get in-state tuition for Puerto Rican transfers after devastating earthquakes
- Latina women in STEM majors at UCF hits all-time high
- First-generation Latino student is determined to succeed despite challenges
- Central Florida community provides mental health aid to Puerto Rico's survivors
- Home away from home: UCF's only Latino fraternity embraces student who left his family behind
- Breaking barriers: UCF language program teaches English to non-native students
- Afro-Latino students struggle to identify with black, Hispanic communities on UCF campus
- UCF students react to Bolivia ousting its former president, creating allies with the United States
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