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Student Spotlight: Oscar Celis

UNT Student Oscar Celis

Major: Integrative Studies with focuses in Women and Gender Studies, Public Affairs and Community Service and Counseling

What attracted you to UNT?

“I like that UNT is such a welcoming and diverse campus. From the moment I came to Orientation, I felt a connection with the campus and the people that were here to help me through my college experience.”

How have you gotten involved on campus?

“Throughout my college experience, I have been very involved on campus. I joined Sigma Nu my freshman year, and I have held various leadership positions there including president. I also got involved with the greater Greek community as the executive director of the Greek Community Board.

I am a part of Eaglethon, a year-long philanthropy here at UNT that aims to raise money and awareness for Cook Children’s Medical Center through the Center for Leadership and Service. I have served as the director of morale and assistant director of team development, and I am currently serving as the executive director for Eaglethon 2019.

I also served as an orientation leader in 2017, and I am currently a student coordinator for Orientation through the Orientation and Transition Programs office.”

What advice would you give to a student who is looking to get involved on campus and make the most of his/her time at UNT?

“When looking to get involved, I always recommend that students find what they are most passionate about and really dive into the experience. I have found that passion is an amazing motivator.”

For more Student Spotlights, visit https://studentaffairs.unt.edu/student-spotlights.