Mentoring Program Aims to Support Young Men of Color

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Chapter Corner | 0 comments

Originally published on Union’s website. When Alvaro Peters ’14 arrived at Union, the first generation college student from Malden, Mass. could have used a mentor to help navigate the challenges he faced. “I really didn’t know what to expect,” said Peters, a double major in History and Africana Studies. Whether it was dealing with issues involving academics, social life or how to get involved in the community, Peters felt something was...

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Bro. Peters Inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Chapter Corner | 0 comments

                              Congratulations to Brother Peters on his recent induction into the Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society. Onward and...

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Union College Volunteer of the Week: Alvaro Peters ’14

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Chapter Corner | 0 comments

Originally published on the Union website. By: Maura Driscoll ’15   The Kenney Community Center Volunteer of the Week is Alvaro Peters ’14, a history and Africana studies interdepartmental major from Malden, Mass. A returning resident advisor for Davidson Hall, he is also involved in various other organizations on campus, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters. Peters is also a Posse Scholar, as well as a tutor for COCOA house and president of the Pi Pi Chapter...

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Fear of a Black President

Posted by on Sep 5, 2012 in Chapter Corner, News | 0 comments

by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Senior Editor of the Atlantic. This article outlines the paradox that has been highlighted during President Obama’s presidency: how a white President can speak more openly about race than a Black President; in addition, to supplementing a narrative of the manifestations of racism towards black integration and the black response. A Snippet The irony of President Barack Obama is best captured in his comments on the death of Trayvon Martin, and...

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Congrats to Bro. Peters

Congrats to Bro. Peters

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Chapter Corner, College Days | 0 comments

I find it imperative to provide such deserving yet underprivileged youth with an above average education, as they often fall victim to a lack of resources and fulfilling educational experience of which they consequently suffer a great deal. – Bro. Peters Congratulations to Bro. Alvaro Peters! Thanks to the Class of 1973 Community Service Internship endowed fund, the Roger H. Hull Summer Community Service Internship endowed fund, and individual...

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