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CLAS Alumni Almost-Spring Newsletter

posted Apr 8, 2011, 8:43 AM by CLAS Alumni Organization
¡Hola CLASistas!

Spring is just around the corner, and there are some exciting events coming up.

2011 Alumni Scholarship Gala
The 2nd Annual CLAS Alumni Scholarship Gala  will be held on Tuesday, June 7th, at the Salon Bolivariano. Mark your calendars!  If you're 

interested helping with the planning, please send us an email at


Next Wednesday, March 9, 2011Longworth House Office Building

National Latina/o Law Student Association's Mid-Atlantic Region and the University of Maryland School of Law are hosting a conference to highlight opportunities for Latinos in the Federal Judiciary and the Public Sector.  Congressman Charlie Gonzalez, Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, will speak about his experience as a lawyer, judge, and Congressman and the challenges and opportunities for Latino law students. RSVP here or contact Diana (Lerman) Lockshin for more details.  See also the attachments to this email.

Post-Comps Celebration
Remember how relieved you felt after finishing comps?  The latest crop of CLAS soon-to-be-graduates is taking comps on March 19th, with the after party to be held at a house in Foxhall Village.  RSVP to for details.  Hope you can join us there to celebrate their accomplishment!

LAGO-Alumni Roundtable
April 6th, location TBD.  LAGO is looking for 3 alumni, with professional experience of 3-10 years, from various sectors to lead the round table. The round table will be followed by a question and answer session and the opportunity to network over cheese and wine!  Please contact Wendy Martinez at if you are interested in participating.

CLAS Alumni Career Database 
Looking for a new job? Wanting to connect with other alumni? Help us by entering your contact information and employment details here: The database is posted on our website linked below.

Alumni Profile

Marisol Reyes earned her 
M.A in Latin American Studies at Georgetown in 2001. As a Mexican Ministry of Education Scholar, Reyes earned a Doctorate in political behavior at Essex University in Essex, United Kingdom. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. The United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs awarded Marisol, Professor in International Relations and Humanities at the ITESM, Mexico, a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship to teach at the University of Minnesota, Morris during 2010 fall semester.