2016 Ohio Latino Student Summit


The University of Cincinnati invites you to the inaugural Ohio Latino Student Summit sponsored by the Office of Ethnic Programs & Services, UC Blue Ash, Lindner College of Business, and the UC Division of Student Affairs.

The 2016 Ohio Latino Student Summit: Building Your Leadership Team, will be a one day summit held on UC’s main campus during the upcoming fall semester.  The purpose of the summit is to connect, empower, and build community while enhancing the Latino/Hispanic student leadership experience in Ohio, through workshops, motivational speakers, networking opportunities and the creation of an action plan to enhance the Latino/Hispanic student experience on your respective campuses. This summit is open to anyone who has an invested interest in enhancing the Latino/Hispanic student experience, as well as any students wanting to gain leadership, professional and networking skills to encourage student success on campus.

Save The Date

2016 Ohio Latino Student Summit


Friday, October 21, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


University of Cincinnati
Tangeman University Center (TUC)

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Register to Attend this Event

Don't wait, register now and join us on October 21, 2016!

This summit is open to anyone who has an invested interest in enhancing the Latino/Hispanic student experience, as well as any students wanting to gain leadership, professional and networking skills to encourage student success on campus.Just complete the RSVP form to register to attend this event on Friday October 21, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Don't Miss Keynote Speaker - Mateo Raul Magdaleno


Keynote Speaker Mateo Raul Magdaleno

Mateo Raul Magdaleno is an author and Chief Education Officer for the IDQ Group Inc., providing innovative education strategies to corporations, non-profit, government agencies, universities and school districts who are committed to reducing the dropout rate and increasing college enrollment among underserved students.

Magdaleno is also the Founder and Chairman of The Magdaleno Leadership Institute, a non-profit organization devoted to building high school student servant leaders. Most recently, Magdaleno was appointed by the U.S. Senate Majority Leader and confirmed by Congress, to serve a four-year term on the U.S. Congressional Award National Board of Directors, who present Congress’s highest award for youth. He also serves on the Texas Advisory Council for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and national spokesman for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

In addition, to managing his own business and philanthropic work, Magdaleno serves as the caregiver of his elderly mother, Maria and in the process of adopting his older sister, Sylvia Magdaleno, who is gifted with down syndrome. Furthermore, Magdaleno is currently working with Reconciliation Outreach on creating a safe house for homeless college students.

Agenda for the event on Friday, October 21, 2016

Checkout all the great activities and sessions taking place at the Ohio Latino Student summit.

8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.

Check – In/Registration

  • Registration
  • Exhibition Tables
  • Light breakfast

TUC Atrium 300

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.


TUC Cinema 220

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Cycle I – Concurrent Sessions


11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Cycle II – Concurrent Sessions


12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.


  • Exhibition Tables


1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

TUC Cinema 220

1:55 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Cycle III - Concurrent Sessions


2:55 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


TUC Cinema 220

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

TUC Cinema 220

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Networking/Social Reception

TUC Atrium 300

Concurrent Sessions Being Offered

Cycle I 10:00am – 10:50am

#Adulting: Navigating Life as a Young Professional
TUC 419 AB

My Story: A Latino Student Activist
TUC 427

Latinos Leading the Way: The Question of Shifting Demographics
TUC 423

OSU's LASER: A Way to Stop the Latinx Bleed Out
TUC 425

Mental Health Matters: De-stigmatizing Issues of Mental Health Within the Xicanx/Latinx Community
TUC 415 AB

Understanding the Factors of YOUR Effective Learning Environment

Cycle II 11:00am – 11:50am

Building Leadership Effectiveness for Your Career
TUC 427

From Campus to Communities: Developing Tools for Change

¿Quién Soy Yo? Navigating Intersectional Identities, Self-Care, and Combating Mental Health as a Student Leader
TUC 425

Supporting Undocumented Latino Student Identity Development

Why is Bilingualism Important and Why Should I Care?
TUC 423

Cultivating Your Chingona
TUC 415

Cycle III 1:55pm – 2:45pm

OhioMeansJobs.com - Preparing Young Adults for Career and College

Latino Alliance: Los Primeros Pasos
TUC 423

Creating Community Through Latino-Centric Media and Communications
TUC 425

Sustaining Scholar-Activists in El Sistema
TUC 427


The 2016 event is taking place at the Tangeman University Center (TUC) on the UC Uptown Campus

Thank You to Our Partners!


Contact Information

Nicholas Castro
Coordinator for Hispanic/Latino Affairs
Coordinador de Asuntos Latinos

Office Location: Muntz 123
Email: nicholas.castro@uc.edu
Phone:  513-936-1538