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Vania Alvarez-Minah Receives LNC Outstanding Latino/a Alumni Award

Posted Nov, 2, 2013

Vania Alvarez-Minah Receives 2013 Latino Networking Caucus Outstanding Latino/a Alumni Award

Vania Alvarez-Minah, Academic Advisor at the Kent State University Geauga Campus and Regional Academic Center, was awarded the 2013 Latino Networking Caucus (LNC) Outstanding Latino/a Alumni Award.  Mrs. Alvarez-Minah was presented this award for her outstanding accomplishments in the area of service and involvement.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in Radio and Television Production and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1997 from Kent State University (KSU).  She, also, received a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel with a Community College Leadership Certificate in 2011 from KSU.

As a student, she served in various leadership roles including president of the Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA).  Additionally, she has served as an advisor to the group.  Her dedication to ensuring the Latino culture and voice are definitely present at Kent State University.

The Latino Networking Caucus (LNC) is a Kent State University work group comprised of students, faculty, and staff who have an affiliation or interest in the Latino culture that serves as a common resource and collaborative advocate for the campus administration. T. David Garcia, Kent State University's (KSU) associate vice president for enrollment management, formed the LNC in 2010.  The LNC serves as a clearinghouse for issues, events, and activities at KSU; and promotes and supports Latino interest, culture, and needs. For more information about the Latino Networking Caucus, please visit