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First Generation Summit focuses on cultural capital, building friendships

Mariana Sarmiento-Riano, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

The Equity and Justice Council (EJC) held their third First Generation Summit in the Student Activities Lounge on Feb. 28. Organized by senior Rachel Leader and junior Leslie Rios, this is the second event of its type this year. ...

First Generation summit provides room for discussion, fosters community

Sarah Gonzales, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

First-Generation students made their way to Maloney Room for the First Generation Summit on Sept. 22. Marked as the second summit the Equity and Justice Council (EJC) has hosted, the event allowed attendees to interact and ...

A summit for first-generation college students is introduced by Equity and Justice Council

Andrea Guzman

February 12, 2018

First-generation college students convened in Fleck Hall for a day of bonding and learning about on-campus resources during a summit Feb. 10.Hosted by the Equity and Justice Council (EJC), the event drew in students ranging f...

Immigrant Voices sheds light on incredible diversity of immigrant experiences in United States

Kenny Phipps

December 4, 2017

The Equity and Justice Council hosted an Immigrant Voices forum as one of their first big events after revamping from the Multicultural Leadership Board on Nov. 29 in Jones Auditorium.The “TED-talk” style of the event, which included ...

First Queer Student Retreat Welcomes LGBTQ Community

Andrea Guzman

September 12, 2017

A number of students from the Class of 2021 kicked off their time on The Hilltop by attending the first ever Queer Student Retreat at Camp Buckner in Burnet, Texas. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion along with the Equity and ...

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