The Office of Hispanic Student Affairs (HSA) researches, designs and implements unique programs that promote the pursuit of academic success, retention and graduation of students, with an emphasis on Hispanic and Latino students. Many of the programs and services expand students’ cultural horizon while honoring their respective cultural experiences. The Office of Hispanic Student Affairs resides in the Department of Multicultural Student Affairs. Multicultural Student Affairs works in conjunction with a number of university departments and colleges to conduct programs related to recruitment, orientation, retention and graduation in addition to academic, personal, professional and cultural development, which foster skills and strategies for being successful at N.C. State. Some of the programs and services of Hispanic Student Affairs include the following: Peer Mentor Program, Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Programming, A.S.A.P.- Academic Success Assistance Program, Freshman Honors Convocation, Student Leadership Development and Student Organization Advising.
Hispanic Student Affairs
- Retention Programs and Services
- Peer Mentor Program
- Hispanic Symposium
- Academic Success Assistance Program (ASAP)
- Freshman Honors Convocation
- Guaranteed 4.0 Academic Boot Camp
- Student Success Series
- Cultural Awareness and Reaffirmation
- Hispanic Heritage Month
- Student Leadership Development
- Student Organization Advising
- Mi Familia
UNIDOS is a Tri-University organization (NC State, UNC, and Duke) and throughout the year we fundraise through many events for this scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to support and promote the Hispanic/Latino community, specifically by helping those in financial need to attend college. The requirements to apply are that the student must live in North Carolina, he/she must be of Hispanic heritage (does not have to be 100%), and he/she must be entering their first year of college in the upcoming fall. The deadline for the application is March 17, 2014. Scholarship winners are highly suggested to attend the UNIDOS Gala in Chapel Hill on April 12, 2014 that will recognize their achievement.