On Thursday, November 1, 2018, the Luis Alberto Ambroggio Center for Latino Studies inaugural event welcomed community leaders, state, and local representatives to the IUPUI campus. Representatives from Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsetts’s Office, Congressman Carson’s Office, Lawrence Mayor Steve Collier, and the Mexican Consulate Office in Indianapolis along with the IUPUI Executive Vice Chancellor, Chief Academic Officer, and the Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement and other campus leadership participated in the event.
The Ambroggio Center for Latino Studies is located in Cavanaugh Hall room CA 323. For more information on the center, contact Professor Jose Vargas, Director of the Latino Studies program at IUPUI at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Luis Alberto Ambroggio, an internationally known Hispanic-American poet born in Argentina is the author of eleven collections of poetry. His poetry and essays have appeared in newspapers, magazines (including Passport, Scholastic, International Poetry Review, and Hispanic Culture Review), poetry anthologies (DC Poets Against the War, Cool Salsa), textbooks (Paisajes, Bridges to Literature, Voices: Breaking Down Barriers) and award-winning electronic collections of Latino Literature.