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Members of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc. stayed busy this summer through studying abroad, internships, and attending conferences. Read about some of their experiences below.

 

Stefanie Macedo

Crossed Spring 2018

In May, Stefanie Macedo studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain and took classes in International Business and Marketing. While in Europe, she also visited Morocco, Italy, and Greece.

 

Ellie Decker

Crossed Spring 2018

During the summer, Ellie Decker worked with Dr. Bernard Issa on his research into the effects of instructional interventions in second language processing. She attended the McNair SAEOPP Research Conference in Atlanta. Upon the completion of her program, she received second place presentation for her research with Dr. Bernard Issa with the Summer Research Institute at the University of Tennessee.

 

Stephanie Bellozo

Crossed Spring 2018

During the summer, Stephanie Bellozo interned at Studio Bank, a de novo bank in Nashville, TN. They are a startup bank that specializes in the artistic and creative community of Middle Tennessee. Along with interning, she participated in the Lambda Theta Alpha National Convention that took place in Miami, Florida at the beginning of July. It was an amazing experience to meet sisters from all over the country and grow professionally. Additionally, she volunteered once a week at Project C.U.R.E in Nashville, which is an organization that collects medical supplies from hospitals and companies and donates them to developing countries.

 

Jordan Gibson

Crossed Spring 2018

In July, Jordan Gibson had the opportunity to travel to Miami, Florida for the National Convention of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated where she attended workshops and even got the chance to sit with some of the founding mothers of the organization.

 

Allison Garcia

Crossed Spring 2018

This past summer, Allison Garcia studied abroad in Florianopolis, Brazil where she took an intermediate Portuguese class along with a class about race, ethnicity, and society in Brazil. She also had the opportunity to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

 

Vanessa Marin

Crossed Spring 2018

During the months of June and July, Vanessa Marin participated as a summer assistant and resident assistant for the high school students in the Math and Science Center Upward Bound Program. She also accompanied the students on the cultural trip to Washington, D.C. At the end of the program, she received the “Most Outstanding Summer Assistant” Award.

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