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Alvarado, Maricela


Biographical Information

Maricela Alvarado grew up in Moses Lake, Washington. She received her bachelor's degrees in English and Spanish from Washington State University. Alvarado received her master's degree in education from the University of Florida. She was the first director of Purdue's Latino Cultural Center and initatied the first annual retreat for the Latino Leadership conference. She was also involved with Humanigration, a program that partnered with a non-profit organization called Border Links to educate and learn about the process of immigration.


MSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.