Latinx/Hispanic Wildcats

 

WELCOME! ¡BIENVENIDOS! 

  • The Martin Luther King Center offers friendly and tailored support to undergraduate and graduate students from all over the commonwealth. We provide a welcoming and safe space to assist students in navigating through the University of Kentucky. The seeAzul Latinx/Hispanic Program is focused on supporting Latinx/HIspanic Students at the University. Our Center aims to create a sense of belonging, community and well-being for all students who identify as Latino/Latina/Latinx, Hispanic, descendent or of any part of the Latin American Diaspora, including the Caribbean and Puerto Rico. We provide a welcoming and safe space to assist students in navigating through the University of Kentucky with a variety of services including, but not limited to:

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  • 1-on-1 appointments with students to discuss:
    • Academics
    • Financials
    • How to get involved
    • Finding a job
    • Navigating college with a TPS (Temporary Protective Statuses) such as DACA, or students who identify as Undocumented
  • Referrals to a multitude of campus-based and community resources and
  • physical space for students to engage in community. Our Center features a student lounge, a private study room, and a computer area with lockers and a library. Open 8am-7pm when the school year is in session (due to COVID-19, we are operating remotely: please contact our office for support).
  • Questions? ¿Preguntas?

    We are just a click away! For questions or additional assistance, please contact our Center's Latino Student Community Specialist, Ruth González Jiménez at 859-257-4130  or send her an email at ruth.gonzalez@uky.edu to schedule a call or ZOOM.

     

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  • Ruth Gonzalez Jimenez

  • Latino Student Community Specialist

  • ruth.gonzalez@uky.edu