Spring Virtual Showcase
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Online via Zoom
8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT
Thanks to Our Empowerment Sponsors
About the Program
Pilar Garcia is a Point BIPOC Scholar studying Journalism at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. As a Point Community College Scholar, they attended Columbia State Community College. Pilar was born and raised in rural Tennessee and is dedicated to raising awareness about LGBTQ and Indigenous issues in their state. Andreas Copes was born in Germany and currently lives in Philadelphia. As a Point Community College Scholar, Andreas attended the Community College of Philadelphia. This spring, he’ll graduate from Temple University as a Journalism major, founder of broadcast television show Queer Temple, and a new American citizen. Manny Faria moved to the United States from Venezuela to continue his education. As a Miami Beach Pride Point Community College Scholar, he attended Miami Dade College and successfully transferred to Stanford University, where he now studies Neurobiology. Fellow Venezuelan, political refugee, and Point Community College Scholar Jose Gamboa will share his experiences as a current community college student at Seminole State College and his plans to transfer to the University of Central Florida.
This event will be moderated by Point Alum Vanessa Watson, who was both a Point Community College Scholar and a Point Flagship Scholar at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Join us on April 12th at 5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET for this engaging discussion about the transfer process for LGBTQ students. This Zoom event is free and open to the public. Please register today!