Bienvenidos to the LFSA Web Site!
for Metro State Latino/a Students
- Latino/a Mentoring Program
- to provide students with networking opportunities to connect
with key Latino/a individuals on campus and the community.
- Latino Student Orientation - at the beginning of each
Fall semester, the LFSA in partnership with MSCD offers
incoming freshman an orientation specialized to meet the
needs of Latino students and their families.
- Latino Staff Association Scholarship
Program, annually awards scholarship to continuing MSCD
- Latino Graduation - Recognizes
graduating seniors at annual event held each May.
During our ceremony we present the Espiritu De Aztlan Awards.
They honor one student and one faculty/staff member for
their contributions to Metro State and the community.
Working for Latino/a Faculty and Staff
- Addresses the concerns of faculty; Helps faculty in the
process of tenure
- Advocates for increased numbers of Latino/as on staff
- Works with the Equal Opportunity Office to ensure representative
numbers of Latino faculty and staff on campus
- Works with the Administration to help with retention of
Our guiding mission is to facilitate and assist
in the development and continuation of the organization in
order to address the interests of the Latino community at
Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Our vision is to promote and pursue affirmative
action efforts to achieve and maintain parity of Latinos within
the college community.
Our Core Values
Quality - To preserve a mechanism to ensure
recruitment and retention of Latino students
Integrity - To articulate policies and procedures
affecting Latino faculty, staff and students at The Metropolitan
State College of Denver.
Colleague Satisfaction - To develop and maintain a
communication network and provide advocacy services between
Latino Faculty and Staff Association and the Hispanic community
in the Denver metro area.
Continuous Improvement - To foster unity and cooperation
Leadership - We lead by example and encourage leadership
qualities at all levels. Everyone has a role to play.
People Focus - We believe the Latino Faculty and Staff
Association is key to our success. We value all members of
our diverse group for their individual contributions and their
Community Involvement - Giving back is our heritage.
We actively participate and invest in the on campus community
at The Metropolitan State College of Denver. Faculty and staff
provide scholarship and mentoring support to Latino students.
Commitment to Campus Allies - We serve all campus
allies and, through balancing our responsibilities to all,
we maximize value to each of them.