The Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos

CCSL was established to promote the development of educational, professional and career opportunities among UIC Latinos. The committee addresses issues of general concern to Latinos at UIC.



People of Color Forum 2.0: Bridging the Gap

We invite you to attend our People of Color Forum 2.0: Bridging the Gap on Friday, April 6 at 12 pm – 2:30 pm. Join students, faculty and staff to continue dialogue from our last event, hear testimonies around Racial Microaggressions on Campus, learn about available resources and further build community with peers in a safe space. Lunch will be provided! Sponsored by GetFruved
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People of Color Forum 2.0: Bridging the Gap
Friday, April 6, 2018
12 pm – 2:30 pm
Latino Cultural Center LC B2

Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center
803 S. Morgan St., Lecture Center B2,
Chicago, IL 60607


Call for Applications!

Hilda López-Arce Scholarship- For Latinx Undergraduate Students @ UIC

Each year the Hilda López-Arce Scholarship Selection Committee, in conjunction with the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos and the Latina Network, awards a $500 scholarship to a Latinx student who exhibits leadership qualities and who has made contributions to the Latinx community.

Eligibility Requirements:
❖ Must be a UIC undergraduate Latin@ student enrolled in the Spring 2018 and Fall 2018 semester .
❖ Must be in good academic standing (GPA min 3.00) with a minimum of 12 credit hours earned.
❖ Must demonstrate active involvement in the Latino community on or off the UIC campus.
❖ This scholarship is open to UIC undocumented students (with or without DACA).

Application and complete instructions can be found at UIC SnAP:

For fullest consideration, applications must be submitted online via the Hilda López- Arce Scholarship electronic form or submitted via email to by 11:59 p.m., Friday, April 27, 2018. Any applications missing any supporting documents will not be considered.
Questions can be directed to Catalina Nava-Esparza or Joanna V. Maravilla – Cano, Co-Chairs of Latina Network


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