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Our Team

The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute's team is at the heart of everything the Institute can do on and off-campus. Our outstanding students work year-round to develop the Institute's programs, scholarship and fundraising initiatives. If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to and one of our team members will be in-touch. 

Ana Campoverde, M.P.A
Executive Director

Ana joined the Institute in September 2019 as Interim Executive Director. She oversees all the Institute's operations including scholarship, student engagement, donor engagement, cultural programming and fundraising initiatives. As an alumna of Seton Hall University, Ana was a Joseph and Carmen Ana Scholar during her time at Seton Hall University. She understands first-hand how the Institute transforms the lives of its students. 

Phone: (973) 761-9422

Elizabeth Rodriguez
Graduate Assistant

Elizabeth joined the Institute in January 2021 as a Graduate Assistant. As a BA recipient in Public Relations with a minor in Graphic Design and Advertising from the Bronx, NY, Elizabeth is interested in intersecting advocacy with digital media. She hopes to one day own her own digital media agency. She is passionate about social justice advocacy, animal adoption, and mental health awareness.

Areas of study: Master of Public Relations '22

Phone: (973) 761-9422

Diamond Vasquez
Work Study Student

Diamond Vasquez joined the Institute in August 2020, in addition to being a Joseph and Carmen Ana Unanue Scholar. She is a junior from Montgomery, New York. Along with representing the Institute, she is actively involved on campus. Diamond is a scholar and serves as secretary of the Martin Luther King Scholarship Association, the founding president of Unidos Bailamos, and a member of SHU Women in Business and the Inclusion Alliance. 

Area of Study: Accounting ’22 (B.S./M.S.P.A. Dual-Degree Program)


Berire Goncuoglu 
Work Study Student

Berire joined the Institute in the Summer of 2020. She manages all social media of the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute and assists to coordinate events on/off Seton Hall campus. Berire is originally from Istanbul, Turkey. Her interest in Latin American culture makes enjoy her time working at the Institute. 
Areas of Study:
Finance and Economics '22


Nicholas Hernandez 
Work Study Student

Nicholas joined the Institute in October 2019. Nick is a junior from New Braunfels, Texas. While serving as a representative of the Latino Institute, Hernandez is actively involved on campus. He is a member of the Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship Association and serves as Campus Life Copy Editor for the Setonian Newspaper. 

Areas of Study: Journalism and Visual/Sound Media '21; Concentration: Television Production