Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Torres ’18

Jeremy Torres is a recent Denison alumni, who graduated in 2018 with a degree in Political Science and Queer Studies. During his time at Denison he served as an Office Assistant in the Political Science Department, as a Community Advisor, and as a Community Coordinator who supervised Community Advisors for first years. Upon graduation, Jeremy went to the University of Vermont, where he is pursuing a Master’s Degree. At the University of Vermont, Jeremy has worked as a Fraternity and Sorority Life Intern, Anti-Racism Facilitator, and Assistant Residence Director for the university’s Living and Learning Communities of Cultural Crossroad and Liberal Arts Scholars Program.

Jeremy is very passionate about community activism, student engagement, and diversity and inclusion. He strives to help organizations and individuals through utilizing an intersectional approach to issues and topics. He has given several presentations as a trained facilitator across different universities around the country centering on LGBTQ Equity and inclusion in higher education.

Here is Jeremy’s advice to Denison students in the LGBTQ+ community: “As you seek out opportunities in the workforce, search for roles or positions while keeping location in mind. For me, finding a place where I can live comfortably and freely as myself was a big factor in choosing where I moved and applied for jobs.”

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By Fiona Schultz
Fiona Schultz Student Assistant & Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education & Government