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Latinx Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER)

  • Latinx Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER)
  • 236 Hagerty Hall 1775 College Rd
  • Columbus, OH 43210
  • Elena Costello
  • LASER Manager
  • (614) 859-6279

Program Description

LASER (Latinx Space for Enrichment and Research) was founded in 2009 as a university center focused on scholarship and mentoring of Latinx students. It provides a forum for Ohio State faculty, staff, and students to build a scholarly community on campus and to prepare, recruit, and retain Latinx scholars from high school to college and on to graduate school.

LASER works to make sure the young Latinx population in central Ohio is college ready, will succeed once in college, and will want to get involved and give back to their communities to build the next generation of Latinx professionals to shape the future.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation



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