Orgullo: pride 1. [prahyd] noun,: A feeling of pleasure and satisfaction at one's achievements, possessions, family etc.
Orgullo is an organization that originally started in the fall of 2006 by Berry students Genny Castillo and Nayu Gutierrez.
Mission Statement: To raise Awareness in the Berry community and the surrounding communities about Hispanic culture and Spanish speaking countries and to also increase the knowledge of Hispanic Heritage Month through activities and speakers.
Service Project: All clubs are required to do at least one service project each year in order to maintain their status as a Berry College organization. In previous years, members of Orgullo participated in the Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference. In this conference, members of Orgullo helped the Latin American Association with their annual Leadership Program by serving food to Hispanic high school students around the area, and conversing with students about future college application and experiences.
Club Activities: The club organizes a Salsa Night every semester where students are able to learn and dance to salsa, merengue and other Latin music. The club also organizes various activities in celebration of Hispanic Heritage month from September 15th – October 15th. The activities include movie nights, dances, Latin folktales and food exposes' that highlight Hispanic culture. Members of the club also utilize the Cultural House where their official office is located as well as where they host dances, meetings and other events.
Orgullo meetings are held weekly in order to fellowship with other members of the club and to discuss future activities.