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GALA: Graduate Association of Latin@/Latin American Students

Campus: Columbus
Status: Pending
Purpose Statement: The Graduate Association of Latin@/Latin American Students (GALA) formerly recognized as the Latino/a Graduate and Professional Student Association (LGPSA) is the oldest Hispanic organization on campus; we have been here for over a decade! GALA was created for you, Latino/a and Latin American graduate and professional students, as a means of promoting personal and professional development, and providing support and assistance in the goal of academic success at OSU. Simultaneously, GALA is committed to promote and facilitate social and cultural awareness and activities according to the needs of its members. This is done by providing coordinating services, program and activities for students and academic community. Our main goal is to provide social activities and gatherings that give students the opportunity to interact with Latino/a and Latin American students. We are also committed to providing students with outreach opportunities both within the university community and beyond.
Primary Leader: Joclyn Cabanas
Secondary Leader: Yesenia Alvarez Padilla
Treasurer Leader: Irma Zamora
Advisor: Indra Leyva
Organization Email: osu.lgpsa@gmail.com
Facebook Group Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lgpsa
Website: Not Listed
Primary Type: Ethnic/Cultural
Secondary Types: Academic/College
Ethnic/Cultural
Primary Make Up: Graduate
Constitution: 2020_09_17_02_56_07_492.doc 
Meeting Time and Place: Once a month
153 W. 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Office Location: Ohio Union
Columbus, OH 43210
Membership Type: Open Membership
Membership Contact: lerma.5@osu.edu
Time of Year for New Membership: Year round
How does a Prospective Member Apply: Any time!
Charge Dues: No