Latinx Role Model: Carla Mello

On October 17th, IMPACT students received a very engaging and unique trilingual presentation from scientist and educator Carla Mello. Carla recently changed jobs from her position as a Youth Career Exploration Specialist at COSI to her current role with Ohio…

2019 Ohio Latino Health Summit

The annual Ohio Latino Health Summit was hosted at the OSU Fawcett Center on October 8th this year in partnership with the Ohio Latino Affairs Commission, the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, and LULAC. The 2019 summit theme was “From…

Practice for Your Oral Exam!

      In order to help you accomplish one of IMPACT’s main goals, becoming certified as a medical interpreter, you’ll want to spend time with this great resource! The NBCMI has an online practice test meant for familiarizing candidates…

Latinx Role Model Duo: Iliana Martinez & Marbella Cáceres

On April 12th, students received visits from two women who are instrumental in the support of Ohio Hispanic families with children with disabilities, Marbella Cáceres and Iliana Martinez. They work for the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with…

Latinx Role Model: Dra Zobeida Cruz-Monserrate

    On February 5th, students received a visit from Zobeida Cruz-Monserrate, Ph.D, who works in the Department of Internal Medicine at The James. She also holds an Assistant Professor position with OSU, and is the Director of the GHN…

Role Model Event: Valente Alvarez

On December 3, 2018, students were visited by Dr. Valente Alvarez, a professor in OSU’s Department of Food Science & Technology and the Director of the Food Industries Center at OSU. Dr. Alvarez graduated from the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico…

OSU Pharmacy Day Field Trip

We had 100% attendance for our field trip on November 26th! IMPACT students got to learn more about potential careers in healthcare related to pharmacy and talk with current OSU pharmacy students. They participated in some activities too, pictured below.

Introducing the Final Cohort 3

Now that a handful of more students has enrolled in our third cohort and the school year has really started up, here is the final roster for Cohort 3. We are excited to have you all participating with IMPACT!  …

Cohort 3, OSU Visit

On April 14 1st Cohort 3 IMPACT Students were invited to attend The Ohio State University. The students spent time visiting the 11th floor of Thompson Library, and secret rooms in the Ohio Union.  This was an enriching and fun…

Writing Workshop

April 9th, 2018 ACT Review Session and Writing Workshop, lead by student research assistant, Marianna Hernandez Brandi. The workshop took place from 3:30-5:00 PM in Westland High School Room 802. In this review/workshop, students worked on practice questions from all of the ACT subjects (Math,…