Spring Latino Leadership Symposium

Spring Latino Leadership Symposium

April 16, 2019

Empower Yourself:

Your time is now. You have what it takes to lead the way. Challenge yourself to get the work done and create the future you deserve. You were born to learn, to lead and to make your community and the world a better place.

At the 2019 Spring Latino Leadership Symposium, you’ll discover the many ways Nebraska can provide all the tools you’ll need to establish your foundation for success. The change you’ll create and the difference you’ll make all start with an education.

Making the commitment to attend the Latino Leadership Symposium already means there’s something special in you that is driving you toward success. No matter what your interests are, your future matters at Nebraska, and we’re here with the resources, support and tools to help you on your journey.

By attending this event, you’ll be eligible for the Emerging Leaders tuition scholarship worth $8,000 over the course of four years.

So what are you waiting for? Discover how you can take control of your future, use your strengths, set goals, overcome challenges and make choices now for a better education, future and life. #EmpowerYourself

Register by April 8, 2019.

Event Details

Transportation will be available from Omaha and Grand Island. Please use the transportation dropdown on the registration form if you would like to use the free transportation.

Cost: $5/person*—Sorry, no refunds. Cost includes lunch and t-shirt.

*Fee waiver may be approved for students on free and reduced lunch at school.

The dress for the event is business casual. Please dress accordingly.

This event is sponsored by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and Union Pacific.

If you are under the age of 18, please fill out the forms below and bring them with you on the day of the event.

Questions?

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Nebraska Office of Admissions at 402-472-2023.

Schedule

Sophomores & First-Year Students
Time Event
8:15 a.m.

Registration & Check-in

Event registration and check-in will begin at 8:15 a.m. in the Ballroom on the second floor of the Nebraska Union (1400 R St.) At check-in, we’ll validate your parking and give you everything you’ll need for your day ahead.

9 a.m.

Welcome to Nebraska

10 a.m.

Community Engagement Panel

Successful leaders understand and educate themselves on the ever-changing issues and perspectives within their communities. Regardless of your experiences and knowledge, you should remain committed to challenging yourself to think critically about issues from all angles. This panel will engage community members to explore topics from your perspective and through the lens of others in the community.

10:30 a.m.

Campus Leadership Opportunities

Hear from current students that are heavily involved on campus on why they chose Nebraska, how they became involved and their plans for their future.

11:15 a.m.

Campus Tour

Experience what life is like as a student at Nebraska. We'll walk the tour, so we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.

12 p.m.

Lunch

Enjoy lunch in one of our on-campus dining halls—the cost will be covered in your $5 registration fee.

12:45 p.m.

Next Steps at Nebraska

Learn more about the admission requirements and application and get all the information you’ll need to prepare for your senior year and the college decision process. Also hear from the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS) staff on ways to continue your success while on campus.

1:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Recap what you learned throughout the day, enjoy some entertainment from university students and turn in your event evaluation for a free Nebraska T-shirt.

2 p.m.

Bus Dismissal

Students are excused. We’ll dismiss students who traveled by bus according to their transportation groups.

Juniors
Time Event
8:15 a.m.

Registration & Check-in

Event registration and check-in will begin at 8:15 a.m. in the Ballroom on the second floor of the Nebraska Union (1400 R St.) At check-in, we’ll validate your parking and give you everything you’ll need for your day ahead.

9 a.m.

Welcome to Nebraska

10:30 a.m.

Admission Requirements

Learn what it takes to become an admitted student at Nebraska through an exciting, interactive activity.

11:15 a.m.

Lunch

Enjoy lunch in one of our on-campus dining halls—the cost will be covered in your $5 registration fee.

12 p.m.

Know How to Go

Why go to college? During this session, you’ll discover the importance of higher education and everything you’ll need to know to successfully navigate through the college application process.

12:30 p.m.

Campus Tour

Experience what life is like as a student at Nebraska. We'll walk the tour, so we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.

1:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Recap what you learned throughout the day, enjoy some entertainment from university students and turn in your event evaluation for a free Nebraska T-shirt.

2 p.m.

Bus Dismissal

Students are excused. We’ll dismiss students who traveled by bus according to their transportation groups.

Check-In & Registration