About Us / Acerca de Nosotros
The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute at Seton Hall University is
dedicated to empowering Latino students to fulfill their potential to be
servant leaders through education, scholarship, mentorship, critical
thinking and cultural programs. Our goal is to inspire, educate and
empower Seton Hall University student to become the next great
generation of Latino leaders in a global community.
It was created through a generous gift from our benefactors Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph and Carmen Ana Unanue. It was built on a rich legacy of
service to the Seton Hall Latino community started by the Puerto Rican
Institute, founded in the early 1970’s. Now, the Joseph A. Unanue Latino
Institute focuses on fulfilling two intertwined missions of service and
Programming: We host and co-sponsor cultural programs that bring
renowned scholars and professionals to campus, with particular emphasis
on the arts, sciences and business.
Mentorship: Through our Exito Mentorship Program, the Institute pairs
select students with successful Seton Hall alumni, enabling the
creation of professional relationships and future opportunities upon the
Scholarship: The Institute offers three scholarships, available to
any students who demonstrates an appreciation of the Latino culture and
is actively involved with the Institute. Our scholarships are: The Joe
& Carmen Ana Student Scholarship, The Lider Award and the Perla’s
Leadership Award. The forms are available either at the Financial Aid
office, the Institute’s office in Fahy Hall 246 or online.
Community Service Initiative: A key component of the Institute’s
mission is to create servant leaders; we believe our students should
give back to their community. Our scholars and volunteers actively
participate in the Institute’s community initiatives, including service
for La Casa de Don Pedro and Seton Hall’s own Service on Saturdays
Work-Study & Graduate Assistant Program: Throughout the summer
and academic year, the Latino Institute employs a team of undergraduate,
work-study students (some of the brightest and best on-campus) and a
Graduate Assistant. The team works together to carry out of the mission
of the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute. Available positions are listed
in the employment section of Seton Hall University’s website.
For more information, including and donations and sponsorship opportunities, please contact us!
Denisse Oller, Executive Director
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Ana Campoverde, Graduate Assistant
Phone - 973-761-9422
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Don’t forget you can always stop by and visit us in Fahy Hall 246!