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El Centro Award Nominations Open

El Centro Awards

For full descriptions and the nomination form, please click here

La Conexion Participant Award 

La Conexion (The Connection) is a peer mentorship program in El Centro, which aims to retain and build a community for first-year/transfer Latinx students. This award is given to a first-year/ transfer student who actively participates in La Conexion, demonstrates a commitment to the program, actively encourages and supports their peers and upholds La Conexion’s core values (community, academic excellence, cultural pride, and student engagement).

Latinx Graduate Student Award 

This award recognizes a masters or doctoral Latinx student who excels in their academic field through research, practice and or community engagement. The recipient of this award is students who is actively engaged in giving back to their community through their field work.

Mary Ontiveros Latinx Faculty/Staff Award

The Mary Ontiveros Latinx Faculty/Staff award is given to a CSU Latinx faculty or staff member who has impacted Colorado State University or Northern Colorado Latinx communities through their work, practice, research, scholarship, mentorship or contributions.

Dr. Guadalupe Salazar Outstanding Student Legacy Award

The Dr. Guadalupe Salazar Outstanding Student Legacy Award is awarded to one undergraduate student who demonstrates excellent academic achievement with at least 60 completed academic credits (Junior or Senior Standing) and is in good academic standing. This student initiates programming and community involvement, demonstrates strong leadership, and exemplifies integrity in their daily lives. The Winner of this award will receive a $100 gift contribution from Dr. Guadalupe Salazar

If you have any questions, please email
Nominations are due Monday, April 12th at 12:00pm.