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Diana Urieta holds up a giant check with members of the Wake Tech Community College Board of Trustees

Sep 2, 2022

NC State Juntos Partners with Wake Tech for New Community Initiative

The project will provide first-generation and Latino college students with academic support, mentoring and college pipeline experiences to help them prepare for and transition into college. 

Jun 27, 2022

Juntos Academy Empowers Students to Push Forward, Together

The Juntos Summer Academy allowed middle and high school students from across the state to experience life on a college campus, establish friendships and mentorships and learn about college and career opportunities. 

A large group of people stands in a lobby around the NC A&T logo on the floor

May 23, 2022

NC State Juntos Partners with NC A&T for STEM Day

High school students from around the state got to meet faculty, tour a new engineering lab and fly drones through an obstacle course. 

A Smiling graduate holding a diploma

Apr 28, 2022

First-Generation Students Find Community at NC State

WRAL recently profiled NC State junior Michael Nunez about his experiences and opportunities through the Juntos and TRIO programs. 

Apr 20, 2022

Juntos Partner Profile: Carolina Fonseca Jimenez

Read about Carolina Fonseca Jimenez and her journey from undocumented U.S. immigrant to successful, college-educated entrepreneur. 

Desiree Ofodile

Feb 23, 2022

Vista Spotlight Series: Desire Ofodile and NC State Juntos

Desiree Ofodile is an NC Afterschool Corps VISTA serving at NC State University with the Juntos Program. 

A group of masked students in front of a bulletin board hold up green folders with the 4-H logo on them

Feb 3, 2022

First in Class

Bladen County became the first school district in North Carolina to offer an elective course as part of its Juntos program, where Latino students learn public speaking, leadership and other valuable career skills. 

Rebeca Angeles, graduate of the Juntos program, and Holly Ellwanger, Catawba County Juntos coordinator

Jan 26, 2022

Juntos Program Aims to Help Latino Students Graduate

Read in the Hickory Daily Record about the Juntos program and how it is helping students in Catawba County, N.C. 

Diana Urieta, director of Juntos, stands at a podium and smiles at a crowd

Dec 14, 2021

College Advising Corps, Juntos 4-H Celebrate Statewide Partnerships

college advisors, alumni and others from across North Carolina came together to celebrate both programs’ achievements, look ahead to the future and enjoy a great meal.  


Sep 17, 2021

Check out the latest Juntos Program Publication in the National Extention Foundation

The Juntos Program: An Extension Program’s Journey to Serving a Growing Community