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Julianna Cianfano

Julianna joined the Institute in Fall 2014 and is the Éxito Leadership Program Coordinator. She is the first generation in America, born to her immigrant Mother of Colombia and immigrant Father of Italy. Julianna loves to work with and help others and coordinating the Éxito Leadership Program allows her to do just that. She aspires to develop her career in helping and teaching special needs children. Julianna was a part of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, the National Honor Society, and is a Joseph & Carmen Ana Student Scholarship recipient.  

Julianna Says: The Éxito Leadership Program is a vivid example of the opportunities that the Institute offers in helping students reach their fullest potential. I am honored to be a part of crafting and expanding such an empowering program. The Institute has allowed me to grow as a learner, a professional, and as a person. I am very grateful for the foundation that JAULI has helped me build at Seton Hall and in my life. I look forward to the many opportunities that lie ahead through my work with the rest of the wonderful team at the Institute. 

Areas of Study: Elementary & Special Education ’18, Speech-Language Pathology ‘20 A

Sarah Rizvi

Sarah joined the Institute in the fall of 2015 and is our special events coordinator at the Institute. Sarah grew up in Baldwin Park, California and currently lives on campus. Sarah is of Pakistani and Mexican descent and working at the Institute has allowed her to appreciate her diverse background. Sarah is an active member of the Exito Leadership Club and is the vice president of Adelante, a Latino organization on campus. 

Sarah Says: To me the Latino Institute is a driver for education and advancement of the Latino community within and surrounding Seton Hall. I think one of the most important things we do is community service and outreach to younger students because the earlier a child values education the better our future will be. The Institute has allowed me to obtain a unique perspective from both my backgrounds and has allowed me to understand the importance of my future goals which is to teach kids in Pakistan how to speak Spanish. 

Area of Study: Major in Diplomacy & Modern Languages ‘18 

Kristal Corona

Kristal joined the Institute spring 2016 and is our event coordinator. Kristal will be coordinating on campus events. Kristal is a member of the Exito Leadership Club and is a recipient of the Joseph & Ana Carmen Unanue Scholarship. Kristal embarks on her journey at Seton Hall as she delves into the world of diplomacy. She hopes to travel the world and get attuned with her Mexican and Vietnamese heritage.  

Kristal Says: The institute will expose me to the different outlets that there are to helping underprivileged Latinos. The institute will allow me to make connections with experienced Latino leaders. 

Area of Study: Major in International Relations and Diplomacy ‘18 

Angie Loveday

Angie joined the Institute spring 2016 and is our social media coordinator. Angie will be planning and executing daily social media posts to engage our Seton Hall community. As a freshman, Angie has found her place on campus as an assistant producer of the WSOU radio station. She looks forward to working at the Institute while learning about her Costa Rican roots. Angie is passionate about writing and hopes to utilize her diverse background to further communicate with our student audience through social media. 

Angie Says: As a new member of the Institute, I hope this experience will let me engage more with the Latino community on campus and beyond. I am excited about sharing my expertise in writing and broadcasting with the Institute as we embark on this new journey. 

Area of Study: Major in Broadcasting and Film ‘19 Minor in Asian Studies  

Want to join our team? You can drop off your resume at our offices at any time or, if we have a position available, it will be posted in the student job database. To learn more about the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute, contact our Graduate Assistant, at jacquelyn.coletta@student.shu.edu or visit our office in Fahy Hall 246.

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