SOMOS Latinx/e Graduation



Award Winners

La Conexion Participant Award

Juan Hernandez Romo

“For actively participating in La Conexion, demonstrating a commitment to the program, actively encouraging and supporting your peers, and upholding La Conexion’s core values (community, academic excellence, cultural pride, and student engagement). ”


Latinx/e Graduate Student Award

Roxanna Martinez

“For exceling in your academic field through research, practice and/or community engagement.”


Dr. Guadalupe Salazar Outstanding Student Legacy Award

Valerie Lopez

“For demonstrating excellent academic achievement, initiating programming and community involvement, demonstrating strong leadership, and exemplifying integrity in your daily life.”

Mary Ontiveros Latinx Faculty/staff Award

Dra. Kathy Sisneros

“Thank you for the impact you have had in Latinx communities at Colorado State University and in Northern Colorado through your work, practice, research, scholarship, mentorship and contributions.”