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Latino Student Organizations at OSU

CASA works closely with the Latino community on campus. One of the areas in which this is most noticeable is with the student organizations. Here is a list of the current student organizations CASA is involved with.

Members of El Concilio

Association of Latin American Students (ALAS)

ALAS was created to promote the cultural values of all students from Latin America while seeking the understanding & respect of each country's culture.

Centro Cultural César Chávez

Provides a facility for programming various academic, cultural, recreational & social events related to the Chicano/Latino/Hispanic culture & heritage.

Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc.

A community service based sorority, founded on the pillars of honesty, integrity, leadership, scholarship, & unity. Focused on empowering the Latina community & establish a support system for Latinas in higher education.  Meetings are ever other Wednesday in the library at 9:30 PM. Meetings are only open to members.

Interest Group for Kappa Delta Chi Sorority Inc. (Las D.A.M.A.S)

KDChi is a Latina founded, national sorority who aims to achieve professional development, academic excellence & graduation of all its members. KDChi promotes unity, honesty, integrity, & leadership among college women.

Interested Ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.

A sisterhood based on Unity, Love, & Respect. Dedicated to the empowerment of the minorities & the universal mujer through her education, a love of culture, the disenfranchised & her surrounding communities.

Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Incorporated

Are to work together, as a unit in order, to foster bonds, uplift the local community, & become involved in the campus community. Allows the men to get to know each other & become familiarized with Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Inc.

Kalmekak Community Outreach

To develop cultural awareness & understanding of higher education institutions so that in the future the vision of higher education will become synonymous with the vision of success for Chicana/o Latina/o & indigenous communities.

Meso American Student Association (MASA)

Oldest Latino student organization at OSU. They advocate the beauty of Latin American Culture via education at OSU & in the Corvallis Community.

Migrant Student Organization (MSO)

Helps OSU students of migrant backgrounds transition into & adapt to the university lifestyle, supports members' educational goals, & build a sense of community.

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources & Related Sciences (MANRRS)

One of the nation's largest & most diverse non-profit societies & is dedicated to preparing its members, from all racial & ethnic groups, for challenging & rewarding careers in agricultural & related sciences.

Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA)

Dedicated to higher education, history, culture, & political awareness. Works closely with the community & addresses issues affecting Chicanos at OSU, state & nation.

Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Provide leadership opportunities & experiences that will help a brother excel in any endeavor they partake, either academically, socially, or professionally.

Society for Hispanic & Professional Engineers (SHPE)

To increase minorities in engineering, science, math & related technical careers. Members obtain many benefits, such as lifelong networking opportunities, SHPE scholarships, internship opportunities, career development & leadership training. Meetings are every Tuesday at 6 PM in Batchelor 141 and are open to anyone interested.

SOL

A student run community organization committed to improving the climate for LGBT persons of color. Offer counseling, educational programming, advocacy & ally building among undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty & staff of OSU.