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El Camino Latino Center Invites Public to First Anniversary Open House

Celebrando Nuestro Primer Aniversario Set for August 18


El Camino Latino Center (ECLC) at Bellevue University is celebrating the anniversary of its first year of operation and invites members of the community to an open house celebration event on Thursday, Aug. 18, 3-6 p.m.

El Camino Latino Center provides services for high school students, University students and their families. The Center brings together business and non-profit partners from the community, creating connections that can help students advance through strong career pathways. The Center is located inside the Freeman Lozier Library at 1028 Bruin Blvd., Bellevue, Nebraska.

According to Director of Community Outreach Gina Ponce, who heads up ECLC, the anniversary event is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of the unique collaborations created through and at the Center. 

“Our partners and our staff are making such a positive impact on students’ lives,” she said. “Together, we’re able to connect students to resources in a meaningful way and it’s really exciting to see their bright futures take shape.”

El Camino Latino Center partners include Omaha Bridges, US Bank, Heartland Workers, Mundo Latino Newspaper, and CNW. 

Attendees are asked to RSVP for the event via email at

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About Bellevue University

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with nearly 60,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 80 degree programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (