ALAS’ Mission is to enhance the appreciation of diversity and cross-cultural awareness, leadership, ethics and cohesiveness of all members as well as to build a better understanding between Latin American students and the local community. Dr. Baraya is the faculty advisor.


ALAS goals encompass:

  • Assisting Latin American Students in their educational progress and adaptability within the university.

  • Providing a permanent forum between Latin American students and the surrounding community to underscore the importance of intercultural and international relationships.

  • Encouraging student’ competitiveness in order to achieve outstanding results in the areas of leadership and ethics among its members.

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