Jesse Martinez '15, a public school teacher in the La Crosse School District, is featured in the "Engaged with UW-Eau Claire" alumni video series highlighted above. Martinez recently came back to UW-Eau Claire to teach Spanish to area students in the Blugold Beginnings summer camp program. Watch as he talks about his undergraduate experiences and how his involvement with Blugold Beginnings helped him navigate college as a Hispanic student on campus.
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