Terriers in Charge: Kathya Correa Almanza (CAS’25)

After Kathya Correa Almanza (CAS’25) was accepted to BU, her sister urged her to join clubs that would provide a sense of community. The San Francisco native, whose family is from Mexico, started researching student organizations and found Alianza Latina, BU’s largest Latinx student organization, on Instagram. When she arrived on campus, she immediately sought them out during Splash, the annual student club fair.

2/22/23 — Boston, Massachusetts
Kathya Correa Almanza (CAS’25) is the vice president of Alianza Latina.
Photo by Cydney Scott for Boston University Photography


“I was in search of people I could relate to and connect to,” says Correa Almanza, a first-gen student majoring in psychology and minoring in education. “The club gave me a place where I could be myself and meet kind, welcoming people from similar backgrounds, but where I could experience and learn about other Latinx cultures.” 


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