Co-Chapter President - Phi Theta Kappa/Alpha Theta Phi (Summer 2022-Spring 2023)
Co-Vice President of Fellowship - Phi Theta Kappa/Alpha Theta Phi (Spring 2022-Summer 2022)
Jocelyn Carrasco is a psychology major at LaGuardia Community College. From the start of her community college journey, she's been active in a myriad of events in the college. She was selected to present her research paper on the impact of language privilege for LaGuardia's philosophy and social science conference. She was also a student research fellow for the LaGuardia & Wagner Archives. In addition, she was a student publisher for the Malala Fund newsletter through LaGuardia's Humanitarian Initiative, presenting her work in LHI's 2022 showcase. She also presented her research for the psychology club's annual research day on investigating androcentrism in psychology textbooks, winning the celeste ridgeway scholarship. She is a member of the psychology club and speak now: communications club. Recently she was nominated for the English department's excellence in expository writing award. she is a member of the Psychology Club and the SpeakNow Communications
Jocelyn enjoys taking what she learns in a classroom setting and expanding it through forms of presentations, speeches, and creative projects. She is passionate about pedagogy, feminism, and social justice and believes our voice and the written word are our strongest weapon. Her future ambitions are to become either a professor or teacher and strives to build a community centered on students teaching themselves through the use of critical discussion and participatory activities in class.
Ultimately Jocelyn is grateful for the opportunity of being elected an officer and strives to promote and expand fellowship throughout the campus. She hopes other students join her and take advantage of the opportunities PTK offers, improving student life and building a stronger Alpha Theta Phi chapter and community overall.