Graduating Latino Students Celebrated

May 6, 2016

Dr. Emma Sepulveda Pulvirenti, University of Nevada, Reno.

With a steadily growing population  on campus, some 600 Latino students will graduate this month from the University of Nevada, Reno. About 525 will receive undergraduate degrees, nearly 80 will earn masters' degrees, while a number of others will receive their Ph.D's and medical doctoral degrees.

And Friday evening, May 6, at 5:30, the Joe Crowley Student Union will be filled with students, friends, faculty and family for the 2016 Latino Graduate Celebration.

Dr. Emma Sepulveda, University of Nevada, Reno professor and director of the Latino Research Center, discussed the event, the importance of celebrating Latino success and today's career landscape for Latino graduates on KUNR's Beyond the Headlines. (Air date 5-6-15; interviewed by David Stipech.)

More information on this and other diversity graduations at the University of Nevada, Reno.

More information about the Latino Research Center.