Illinois Wesleyan University
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Fall 2012
Felicidades Upsilon Rho, you were awarded a chapter grant for your project "Workshop for teachers of Latino high-school students."

Spring 2012
Service Project
April 18 ~ 9-1pm CNS Atrium
Fundraiser to buy Spanish-language books for Bent Elementary School. This school has a high Hispanic population and their ELL classrooms/library need need more books for their Spanish-speaking students.

Fall 2011
Initiation Ceremony Photo
November 2, 2011 ~ 4-5:30pm Turfler Room
MC: Prof. César Valverde
Honorary member: Prof. Carolyn Nadeau

Spring 2011
Initiation Ceremony Photos
January 25, 2011 ~ 4-5:30pm Davidson Room
MC: Nancy Vasquez, Assistant Director of Admissions, IWU

Fall 2010
Community Service Activity, November.  Food/household item drive to benefit Western Avenue Community Center

Spring 2010
Initiation Ceremony
January 26th, 2010 ~ 4-5pm Memorial Center
Turfler Room
Special guest: Socorro Alvarez, Hispanic Outreach, Western Avenue Community Center,  Bloomington, IL

Fall 2009
Community Service Activity, December. Food/household item drive to benefit Western Avenue Community Center

Fall 2008
Initiation Ceremony
November 6th, 2008 ~ 5-6pm Davidson Room
MC: Debbie Aremendariz, Prinicipal, Bent Elementary School

Spring 2008
Initiation Ceremony
April 3rd, 2008 ~ 4-5pm Davidson Room
MC: Alex Cardona, State Farm Bank Community Representative

Fall 2006
Initiation Ceremony
October 16th, 2006 ~ 4-5pm Davidson Room
MC: César Valverde, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
Special guests: Debbie Armendariz,  Principal of Bent Elementary School and Alex Cardona, State Farm Bank Community Representative

Spring 2006
Hermanitas Training
January 26th, 2006 ~ 5-8pm, Cartwright Room
Kara García, President of MANA de McLean County, will train SDP members to mentor and encourage Latina adolescent girls to stay in school and to pursue high academic standards..

Intercultural Youth Workshop Day
February 4th, 2006 ~ 11-4pm
Kathy Johnson of the University of Illinois Extension along with IWU volunteer students will provide/help with events, workshops for local kids, crafts, and much more. 

Fall  2005
Initiation Ceremony
October 12th, 2005 ~ 4-6pm Ames Library
Bates & Merwin Reading Room
MC: Gigi Fansler, Vice President, Lincoln College, Normal, IL

Spring 2005

1st Annual Hispanic Studies Student Colloquium  
March 28, 2005  ~  4-5:30pm Davidson Room
Jean Ogilvie, Megan Adams, Zaya Fusco

Fall 2004

Initiation Ceremony
October 20th, 2004 ~ 11-1 Ames Library
Bates & Merwin Reading Room
MC: Cristina Deutsch, Hispanic Outreach Director, Bloomington, IL

Fall 2003

Initiation Ceremony
MC: Armin Schwegler, Professor of Linguistics, University of California -Irvine

Fall 2000

Initiation Ceremony
MC: Charles Ganelin, Associate Professor of Hispanic Literature, Purdue University