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Hispanic Faculty & Staff Association (HFSA) The purpose of the Hispanic Faculty & Staff Association is to give Hispanics/Latinos a voice in the university community by advising the OSU administration on issues affecting Hispanics/Latinos. HFSA also supports the recruitment and retention of Hispanic Faculty & Staff while supporting the Hispanic students on campus through mentoring, networking, scholarships and programs that emphasize the legacy and traditions of the Hispanic/Latino community.

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Hispanic Student Association (HSA) The Hispanic Student Association (HSA) was established with the purpose of promoting awareness of Hispanic culture and to foster the development of social and educational opportunities for Hispanic students at OSU. HSA encourages superior scholarship, promotes leadership opportunities for its members, and participation in community activities which enhance the Hispanic tradition. HSA also promotes friendship and mutual understanding among all people, regardless of national origin or ethnic heritage.

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Sigma Lambda Gamma (SLG) SLG is the largest, historically Latinabased national sorority with a multicultural membership in chapters and alumnae associations throughout the United States. They are open to women of exceptional morals and ethics with a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, and who are pursuing or have completed courses leading to a degree in a an accredited college or university.

Latin American Student Association (LASA) Created in 1976, LASA is the organization that groups all students from the countries that make up Central and South America and the Caribbean Islands. LASA’s tradition has been active participation in the OSU community and diffusion of Latin-American cultural background for a better understanding between nations. The goal of LASA is to increase and promote awareness on campus about Latin Am. students and the culture.

Minority Women’s Association (MWA) Minority Women’s Association seeks to foster a sense of accountability and social responsibility within Oklahoma State University, primarily among minority women, MWA looks to bridge the gap between new generation women and their predecessors via outreach, conferences, programs of uplift and community service.

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Sigma Delta Pi Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispånica), was established on November 14, 1919, at the University of California of Berkeley. Sigma Delta Pi is the only honor society devoted exclusively to Spanish students in four-year colleges and universities. Sigma Delta Pi is not only the largest foreign-language honor society in existence, it is among the elite as attested by its membership since 1966 in the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), the nation’s only certifying agency for college and university honor societies.

Latin American Graduate Student Association (LAGSA) The Latin American Graduate Student Association is an organization that promotes the interest of graduate students at OSU from the Latin American countries.

Spanish Club To promote the Spanish language and culture on the OSU Campus. Students interested in enhancing and cultivating their Spanish language skills, as well as knowledge of Spanish culture are encouraged to participate.

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) SHPE is the source for quality Hispanic engineers and technical talent of OSU. It is the leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the potential of Hispanics in engineering, math and science technology. SHPE’s mission is to increasing educational opportunities, promoting professional and personal growth, and a social responsibility to be involved in education,business, and government issues while enhancing pride within our organization and reinforcing a reputation as a vital Hispanic organization.

Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (OK-LSAMP) program The Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (OK-LSAMP), funded by the National Science Foundation, supports underrepresented students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program nurtures and assists students through undergraduate programs while creating opportunities to interact with faculty and scientists, participate in research activities, present at national conferences and prepare for the transition into graduate programs or the workforce. Program activities include monthly meetings, networking and professional development events, as well as one-on-one guidance and advice.

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Latin Dance and Cultural Club (LDCC) The main goal of LDCC was to increase students’ awareness of the Latin American culture. LDCC organizes events designed to accomplish this goal. They have free weekly salsa lessons for students and people in the community. They also host Salsa Ball a yearly event where the whole community comes and enjoys a Latin style ball. LDCC continues to look for new opportunities to disseminate the Latin American dance and culture.

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DISTRIBUTION OF UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE DEGREES GRANTED TO HISPANICS BY COLLEGE OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC YEAR 2013-2014

Human Sci 10.13%

Ag Sci & Nat Res 6.96%

Engr, Arch, & Tech 15.82%

Arts & Sci 25.96%

UNDERGRADUATE Education 7.59%

Spears School of Bus 33.54%

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Human Sci Graduate 3.92% College 1.97% Engr, Arch, & Tech 11.76%

Ag Sci & Nat Res 3.92% Arts & Sci 23.53%

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Education 31.37% Spears School of Bus 23.53% Note: Interdisciplinary graduate programs that do not have a speciďŹ c area of specialization are reported in the Graduate College. This page does not include the 90 professional degrees granted by the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.


DISTRIBUTION OF UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE ENROLLMENT OF HISPANICS BY COLLEGE OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY FALL 2013

Ag Sci & Nat Res 7.22%

Human Sci 7.95% LASSO Cntr. 11.92%

Arts & Sci 25.53%

UNDERGRADUATE Engr, Arch, & Tech 18.51%

Spears School of Bus 20.40%

Education 8.47% Human Sci Graduate 5.52%

Ag Sci & Nat Res 5.52%

College 8.29%

Engr, Arch, & Tech 12.71%

Education 27.07%

Arts & Sci 16.57%

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Spears School of Bus 24.32%

Note: Interdisciplinary graduate programs that do not have a speciďŹ c area of specialization are reported in the Graduate College. This page does not include enrollment in the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

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For more information please contact:

Coordinator of Hispanic/ Latino Affairs Office of Multicultural Affairs Institutional Diversity (405) 744-5481 oma@okstate.edu http://oma.okstate.edu

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Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-1060 Phone: 405.744.9154 Fax: 405.744.5576

Email: diversity@okstate.edu http://diversity.okstate.edu

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