Ohio State Organizations

Campus Resources

¿Qué pasa, OSU?
Magazine and website for the Latino/a campus community. First stop for information on Ohio State’s Latino/a community.

Multicultural Center
A department within the Office of Student Life that welcomes all community members to all events while at the same time supporting and celebrating specific constituency groups (including African American, Asian American, American Indian/Indigenous, Hispanic/Latin@, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Women, Men and Faith communities).

International Affairs Scholars Program
For first- and second-year students interested in adding an international component to their studies.

Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
Research and events (e.g. biannual conferences, film series) on topics of interest to the Latino/a and Latin Americanist community.

Minority Scholarship Services
Funding opportunities for Latino/a students.

Office of International Affairs: Study Abroad
Coordinates study abroad for all Ohio State students.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Provides services to Latino/a students.

Wexner Center for the Arts
Frequent exhibitions and events on Latin American culture. Student volunteers may serve as docents.

For Faculty and Staff

Hispanic Oversight Community (HOC)
Recruits Hispanic students, works with Office of Minority Affairs and University-Wide Council of Hispanic Organizations to support programs and activities.

Organization of Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff (OHLFS)
Support organization for Ohio State's Hispanic/Latin@ professionals.

Academic

Hispanic Business Student Association (HBSA)
For undergraduates

Latino Law Student Association (LLSA)
Support organization for Hispanic law students

Latino Student Association
Dedicated to celebrating the Latino culture as well as fostering and bringing awareness about the Latino community.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Organization of Hispanic Students in Engineering and Architecture) Ohio State's student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Latino Medical Student Association at The Ohio State University Medical Center
LMSA @ OSUMC, is a network of students, alumni, and health professionals whose mission is to promote the development of Latino students through educational, volunteer, professional and networking opportunities to foster diversity, higher education, and the improvement of the Latino community.

Fisher Latino Graduate Association
Dedicated to increasing the profile and opportunities for Latino students at the Fisher College of Business

Promoting personal and professional development for Latino/a and Latin American graduate and professional students. 
 
Promote the study and appreciation of Spanish and Portuguese culture and language.
 
Provide a higher level of Portuguese and Brazilian culture, history, and art awareness. 
 
To promote the oral health of the Hispanic community through improved education, prevention and treatment.
 
Provide a higher level of Spanish and Portuguese culture, history, and art awareness at the University.

 

Service/Social/Cultural

Alpha Psi Lambda
Co-ed Latin@ fraternity

Aprovechando Salud y Educación
Organization of medical and undergraduate students that promotes health awareness in the Latino community

Folclor Hispano
Group at Ohio State that performs folkloric dances from various Spanish-speaking countries.

Asociación de Estudiantes Mexicanos
Nationality Club of the Office of International Affairs

Sin Inglés Spanish Conversation Club
Weekly meetings at Cazuela's Grill to practice Spanish. For advanced students and heritage and native speakers

Student National Dental Association
Dedicated to the recruitment and training of dentists from minority groups, especially Latinos and African Americans

Tango OSU
Instruction at all levels; weekly milonga

Columbus Argentine Tango Society
Promotes the appreciation of Argentine Tango as a social, artistic, and recreational form among all citizens of the Greater Columbus areas and surrounding communities.

Argentine Tango in Columbus, Ohio
Organize Argentine Tango events with traditional, authentic Tango music, no “alternative” music.

University-Wide Council of Hispanic Organizations (UCHO)
Fosters communication among Hispanic/Latin@-focused organizations

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.
​Latina-based, multicultural organization founded on the principle of women empowerment.

Capoeria Club
Dedicated to learning traditional capoeria while exploring Brazilian music, history, culture, and language.

Puerto Rican Student Association
Meet the needs of the Puerto Rican undergraduate, graduate and professional students attending The Ohio State University.

Brazilian Students Association 
Establish strong and meaningful relationships between universities, its students and faculty, and Brazil in the academic, corporate, political, social and cultural spheres.

Latino Health Corps 
Dedicated to improving the health of Latino communities in Ohio and beyond through service.

 

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