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UofL welcomes largest Latino class in school's history

This year, 113 Latino freshmen enrolled at UofL. (Source: WAVE 3 News) This year, 113 Latino freshmen enrolled at UofL. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A new flock of freshman are now calling the University of Louisville home, including the largest class of Latino students in the University's history.

This year, 113 Latino freshmen enrolled at UofL.

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Friday the Louisville Latino Education Outreach program welcomed the incoming freshman. This was the first time the university hosted the event, which brought multiple organizations together to help the students feel connected to campus.

UofL student Leticia Miguel said, "It’s kind of planting a seeds for a program that needs to flourish and providing more resources for future generations."

Nearly 3,000 UofL freshman will start class Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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