First Generation Week Events and Breakfast (11/7-11/11)

Join First Generation UConn for a week of events celebrating and supporting first-generation college students. On Friday, the Puerto Rican / Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) will host the First Gen Breakfast. Come hear stories of inspiration form first-generation graduate students while grabbing a coffee and eating a delicious breakfast This in-person event is open […]

PRLACC 50th Anniversary Celebration: Illuminating the Path

The Puerto Rican / Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) invites you to its 50th anniversary event! We have commissioned a musical piece by composer Paola Marquez to be premiered at UConn, featuring our own alumna Angie Durrell ’11 (violin).  The musicians will also include two other UConn Alumni:  Jonathan Garcia ’12 (trumpet) and Joseph Bush ’15 (piano).  The event […]

Hispanic and Latina/o/x Heritage Month

September 15th through October 15th is Hispanic and Latina/o/x Heritage Month in the United States! ODI, PRLACC, El Instituto, and the Hartford Campus invite you to join us in celebrating Hispanic and Latina/o/x history, culture, and heritage through the following events: Celebrating Hispanic/Latino/a/x Heritage Month:  “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation. Thursday, September 15, 12:00 […]

Latin Cabaret: Celebrating PRLACC’s 50th Anniversary (June 11)

The Puerto Rican / Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) and Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts invite you to “Latin Cabaret: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of PRLACC!” Break out your dancing shoes and join us for a special evening of live music and dance in honor of the 50th anniversary of UConn’s Puerto Rican/Latin American […]

19th Annual New England Latinx Student Leadership Conference

The Puerto Rican / Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) invites Latinx faculty, staff, and students at UConn to participate in the 19th annual NASPA New England Latinx/a/o Student Leadership Conference. The goal of this conference is to help Latinx students network, strengthen their leadership skills, and prepare for post-graduation life.  The theme of this year’s conference […]

In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022

The University of Connecticut will observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 17. Observing this holiday provides an opportunity for all of us at UConn to reflect on Dr. King’s life and legacy. In particular, we invite you to reflect on the importance of standing up for racial, social, and economic justice […]