Mi Comunidad/ My Community

Mi Comunidad/My Community is a mentoring program run by graduate and professional students affiliated with the Latin@ Graduate Student Coalition (LGSC) and supported by the Latina/o Studies Program (LSP) and Latina/o Student Success Office (LSSO) at Cornell University. Our mission is to address the needs of underrepresented undergraduate students at Cornell University and build community among undergraduate, graduate, and professional Latin@ students, faculty, administrators, and community members.

Mi Comunidad/My Community seeks to:
•Build community among underrepresented students, faculty, administrators, community members at Cornell University through personal and professional relationships
•Encourage academic and community engagement among underrepresented students at Cornell University
•Ease students’ transition to higher education
•Provide information and guidance to undergraduate students on a one-to-one basis about applying to graduate school, navigating the academy, and work-life balance


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Weekly Writing Workshop 

As part of our mission, the LatinoX Graduate Student Coalition (LGSC) aims to provide a forum for its members to work together in support of each others’ academic excellence and recognition. We believe that together we are more accountable + increasingly motivated + better consumers and producers of knowledge. Each week, the LGSC community is invited to drop in to read, study and/or write! Snacks are always provide.

Where? Rockefeller Hall 434, LSP Conference Room
When? The writing workshop will be at the same day/time each week.