The Climate Project

  • March 13, '08
  • In light of the endangering changes occurring to Earth's climate our chapter invited Emory PhD student to educate our campus on the severity of the issue.

Just Say Yes

  • November 12, '07
  • This program contained two parts. Michelle Cohen from GT's Health Services provided us insight on safe sex practices followed by tantric body worker, Ian, who gave us tips on how to better enjoy sexual acts.

FOCUS Ecumenical Service

  • Jan '06, '07, '08, '09
  • Each year we are invited to participate in this service that celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and that encourages unity within our many cultures.

Latina Leadership Conference

  • Spring '08, '09
  • This conference for high-school Latinas is structured to encourage and educate them about higher education opportunities. Our chapter has presented a few sessions and inspired these women with our own personal experiences.

The Red Dress Fashion Show

  • March '08, '09
  • Hosted by the Women's Resource Center, our chapter has participated each year to help spread awareness of heart disease, the number one killer of women. In addition to this event we have also taken time to pass out heart disease facts and tips for better heart care.

Platanos & Collard Greens

  • March 31, '09
  • An idea originated by our chapter, it was successfully accepted by the other 24 members of SACO (the Student Advisory Board for OMED) to be the collaborative event of the year. This well-known play demonstrates the stereotypes African-Americans and Latinos face daily in a bold but humorous performance. It also demonstrates the complications that arise when in an interracial relationship.

Legacy of Justice: Mendez v. Westminster

  • October 8, '08
  • Recalling her childhood memories, Senora Sylvia Mendez made an impact on us all as she told the story of her family's triumphant fight for Latinos' right to attend white schools. This case was later used as a precedent for the infamous Brown v. Board of Education case.

Time Management Workshop

  • Practiced on a daily basis, Gamma Omega has shared our experiences and tips on how to organize and prioritize your life more efficiently.

The Dream Act Forum

  • April 12, '06
  • During a period of great immigration concern, our chapter felt the need to educate our student body on the negative impact on deportation of young adult Latinos, and the benefits of having a bill such as the Dream Act passed for our community.

Stress Management Workshop

  • April 25, '06; September 11, '08
  • As students of Georgia Tech we are bound to experience stress on a daily basis, but how should we handle or minimize it? This workshop provided many ideas on how to avoid unnecessary stress and how to overcome it.

What's the Deal with the Latino community at Tech?

  • September 9, '08
  • Co-hosted with the brothers of Lambda Upsilon Lambda, this program confronted the division that existed amongst our community and produced new solutions to encourage more collaboration and unity. The LSO Council, the Latino Student Organization Council, was founded because of this event and has since accomplished its purpose of encouraging a more collaborative community within us.