Centro Hispano

Latinos at UNCW

Our Goal

The goal of Centro Hispano is to support the rapidly growing number of Hispanic students applying, attending, and completing degrees at UNCW. We promote opportunities that broaden understanding and appreciation of diverse Hispanic cultures and offer resources, such as support networks, that maximize the success of each student. Our initiatives include establishing local service-learning internships and volunteer opportunities, linking students with professional mentors, and most importantly, providing a place where every student feels at home while striving for success.

Centro Hispano allows YOU to:

  • Organize multi-cultural events on campus
  • Fully develop your leadership skills
  • Participate in many social and community service activities
  • Be part of the UNCW Hispanic /Latino family
News and Events

AWARDS NOMINATIONS 

From B.B.&T. - In celebration of UNCW Centro Hispano's 10th anniversary, the community is invited to nominate students for the Excelencia En La Comunidad Award. Nominated students must be Spring or Summer 2016 graduates who have demonstrated excellence in support of The mission of Centro Hispano and the Mision of B.B. & T. of "making communities in which we live, better places to be." Self nominations are accepted. Please send an essay (500 word max) stating what makes nominee a strong recipient of this award, to María Elena Gaborov at gaborovfreitesm@uncw.edu - DUE WED. 4/27 BY NOON. Subject line: B.B.&T. Award.

In celebration of UNCW Centro Hispano's 10th anniversary, the community is invited to nominate students for the U.S. Cellular Construyendo Algo Mejor Award. Nominated students must be Spring or Summer 2016 graduates who have demonstrated excellence in support of the Mission of Centro Hispano and the Vision of U.S. Cellular, of Building Something Better. Self-nominations are accepted. Please forward nomination statements, including reasons for nomination, to María Elena Gaborov at gaborovfreitesm@uncw.edu - DUE WED. 4/27 BY NOON. Subject line: U.S. Cellular Award.

Morgan Stanley is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Constantly Striving for Excellence Award. This award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of UNCW students closely engaged with Centro Hispano and graduating this Spring 2016. Interested students or nominators, please send an essay (500 word max.) detailing evidence of criteria. Selection criteria is based on evidence of striving for excellence despite challenges and obstacles, strong social responsibility, and a minimum of a 2.75 GPA. Please send essay (include ID, name, and GPA) to María Elena Gaborov at gaborovfreitesm@uncw.edu - DUE WED. 4/27 BY NOON. Subject line: Morgan Stanley Award

Verizon Wireless is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Verizon Te Reconoce Award. This award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of UNCW students closely engaged with Centro Hispano and graduating this Spring 2016. To be considered a nominee, send an essay (500 word max) stating what makes them a strong recipient of this award. The selection criteria is based on challenges and obstacles faced along the way, strong social responsibility, and a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Please send essay and information to María Elena Gaborov at gaborovfreitesm@uncw.edu - DUE WED. 4/27 BY NOON. Subject line: Verizon Award