Office of Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives

I am PNW, you are PNW and together Somos PNW! Welcome to the Office of Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives—we are here to serve you.

Iris Sanchez

Meet Our Director!

Iris E. Sanchez in PNW’s Director of Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives. Born in the United States to Mexican parents, she was in the first in her family to go to college. She has dedicated her life to the Latino community and is very happy to be part of PNW and support Latino students.

Have Questions?

You can contact Iris at (219) 989-1235 or

Vanessa Del Real
As a minority and first-generation student there were so many support services to take advantage of and so many people I could connect with and relate to.

Upcoming Events

Sep 13

PNW Field Day

Do you have childhood memories of being outside, playing tag with friends or seeing how fast you could run? Relive your glory days at the PNW Field Day!