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A screenshot of a Zoom call with nine participants, all wearing hats

Jul 13, 2021

That’s a Rap

NC State’s Juntos program recently held its 2021 Virtual Summer Academy, where Latino students participated in workshops on college, financial literacy, wellness — and helped create raps about the COVID-19 pandemic. 

A group of students in yellow shirts

Jun 10, 2021

Juntos NC Announces Second Virtual Summer Academy

The virtual event from June 15-18 will bring Latino students from around North Carolina together virtually to recognize their challenges, identify their strategies, and share their strengths. 

Two Juntos student workers converse with parents at the Sampson Community College Kickoff event this spring

Jun 8, 2021

Students Helping Students

During the COVID-19 pandemic, work study students with the NC State Juntos Program have continued to motivate and inspire Latinx students around the state, keeping them on track to go to college. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near the Free Expression tunnel. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

May 7, 2021

Juntos Program Featured on Connect Extension Podcast

Diana Urieta, senior Director, co-developer, and extension specialist for the Juntos Program at NC State recently spoke with Connect Extension about the Juntos Program, the work they are doing, and their vision going forward. 

Ameen Ahmad sits in front of a shelf of food in the food pantry

May 4, 2021

Work with the Pack: AmeriCorps Provides Job Opportunities for New Graduates

Ameen Ahmad, who has spent the last year working with Feed the Pack food pantry through AmeriCorps VISTA, reflects on his experiences and offers advice for new graduates considering a job with the program. 

Briza Cruz gives a reading at a local bookstore

Nov 16, 2020

Local Juntos Students Publish Article in NC English Teachers’ Association Journal

A group of Juntos 4-H students who are now in college published their first peer-reviewed article in Fringes, the North Carolina English Teachers' Association Journal. The article begins on Page 37 and is titled "Poets as Proponents: Creating Safe Spaces for Minorities." 

Juntos students and staff at 2020 Convening

Sep 29, 2020

Juntos offers 20/20 vision to Latinx families’ educational journey

The Juntos program held its first national convening last week, where the theme was empowering Latinx youth and providing Latinx families with 20/20 vision throughout their quite often blurry journey navigating the higher education system in the United States. 

Students and family sitting on a couch.

Aug 10, 2020

Juntos Connects With Students Through Virtual Academy

A program that usually brings middle school and high school students onto campus saw success online this summer. 

Daniela Patiño and Alan “CHICO” Marines

May 5, 2020

Seniors Collaborate to Release Debut Single, ‘Miel’

Seniors Daniela Patiño and Alan “CHICO” Marines have released their long-awaited debut single, “Miel”—a Spanglish bolero that dropped in April. Both have been heavily involved in Juntos programming at NC State. 

Juntos Summer Academy group photo of students

Jul 8, 2019

Juntos Academy caps yearlong program with college experience

Nearly 70 high school students from eight North Carolina counties will experiencing five days of college life at NC State University July 9 – 13. These students have spent the past school year participating in The Together for a Better Education Program (Juntos para una Mejor Educación) – better known as Juntos (‘Together’ in English) –…