Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Association of Latin American Students


The object of the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) is to provide a better scholastic, cultural, political, and social life to nurture unity and pride among the students of Rock Valley College. The organization also promotes cultural awareness and provides support, assistance, and encouragement to Rock Valley College students.

Events & Activities

  • Volunteered and marched in the parade at the Hispanic Festival in Belvidere
  • Donated to organizations (Katrina)
  • High school panels for high school students
  • Community involvement (ex: serving Thanksgiving dinners)
  • Hosted several highly successful dances
  • Attended a college fair in Chicago
  • Annually hosts an Association of Latin American Students Leadership Conference

Conferences attended by ALAS members include:

  • United States Hispanic Leadership Institute Conference