The Latin American Graduation and Professional Student Assembly (LAGAPSA)

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Past events:

Bienvenida: School year kick-off with food, drinks, and friends.

Latinxs and the 2016 Presidential Election: A lively roundtable discussion with Penn faculty, Philadelphia city council members, and social activists.

Post-Election Self Care: An open and safe space to try and cope and process the election results, featuring special guest Gustavo the puppy!

Happy Hour co-sponsored with SP2-HACE and GSEG

Racism Among Minorities: Panel discussion to address the racism that is rampant among "minority" populations. Co-sponsored by SCRWP and PAAGSA.

Community Action Party: An event to reach out to senators and other government officials to resist injustices in our country, with a focus on DACA/immigration reform, women's rights, police brutality, and the DAPL.

#NiUnaMenos PAVE Training: Dinner and presentation from Penn Anti-Violence Educators in understanding the role of bystanders in preventing interpersonal violence.

Lantinx Graduation Brunch

For information on upcoming events, check out our website and facebook page above!

The Latin American Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (LAGAPSA) shall enhance the quality of life for graduate and professional students of Latin American, Latino, and/or Hispanic descent at the University of Pennsylvania.

Past Events

8:27 am - 10:00 pm

Wanna celebrate the end of your semester before finals arrive? Stop by for a family get-together between BGAPSA, LAGAPSA, and BGWA. 

Tickets are $10 and include delicious Venezuelan food and 3 drink tickets!



5:21 pm - 10:00 pm















Join GAPSA IDEAL Friday, November 10, 2017 for our biannual All Access Party! This Fall, we'll be at the Pyramid Club, atop a 52-story skyscraper in Center City. Join us for cocktails, incredible views of the city, and general celebration of our campus-wide affinity groups!

This event is 21+ only. You must bring a government-issued ID.


5:38 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Latin American Graduate Student Assembly (LAGAPSA) for a happy hour in celebration of Día de los Muertos!

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a celebration of remembrance. Originating in Mexico, this holiday celebrates our deceased loved ones, traditionally involving setting up an altar. It is an opportunity for different communities to celebrate past lives and moments.

A limited number of drink tickets will be provided - first come, first served!

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

As part of the Gradfest festivities, come meet members of GAPSA's IDEAL Council and learn more about our university-wide initiatives.

Food, drinks, and IDEAL swag! Hope to see you there!