This page is dedicated to all Americans and Canadians of Portuguese ancestry. One of the Foundations objectives is to encourage higher education through Colleges and Universities.  Names of Graduated students will be presented as the Foundation becomes aware. Please send your name or anyone that you know that has graduated from University. Their names are in alphabetical order according to the last name.

Students of Portuguese in the US Universities for the year 2002: 6,926 or 21.1%. (ahead of Spanish, French and German) (MLA). Welcome and let us know when you graduate.


College or University


Susana Abreu Mathematic Technology (NJCSTM), Kean University, New Jersey Portuguese Ancestry
Paula Ferreira Acabou, BA Kean University, NJ (Psychology) Portuguese Parents
Stephanie Adams Philosophy by the Bloomsburg University, PA, 2007 Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Diana Afonso Master in Social Work, Columbia University, 2007 Portuguese Parents
Fatima Afonso, MA Seton Hall Univ., H. R. Portuguese Parents
Jubilo L. Afonso, BA Seton Hall, NJ, Politics Science Portuguese Parents
Tania Afonso, BA Rutgers College, New Jersey, Majored in Biology and Anthropology with BS. Honor Portuguese Ancestry
Marlene Almeida Pharmacy, St. Johns University of NY Portuguese Ancestry
Louis Martins Apolonia, BS Stevens Institute of Technology, Computer Science Portuguese Ancestry
Nancy Azevedo Masters in Social Work, Rutgers University of NJ Portuguese Ancestry
Paula Magao Belchior Fairleigh Dickinson University
BA  English Literature, 2001,
MAT  Elementary, 2002
Kean University P-3
Portuguese Ancestry
Christina Rosa Branco, BS Northeastern University, Psychology Parents and Ancestry from Azores
Carla Coutinho Bras, B.S. in Criminal Justice New Haven U, CT Portuguese Parents
Jason Camara, BA in Socioligy Cal State East Bay in Hayward CA Parents from Madeira Portugal
Carla Cantinho, BA Psychology UCF University of Central Florida, Orlando Parents from Algarve, Portugal
Priscilla Ines Caracitas, BA Kean University 2009 Portuguese Parents
Allison M. Sullivan-Carreiro University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, BA in English and a minor in Portuguese Portuguese Ancestry
Lisa Carriço, MBA Temple Univ. PA Portuguese Parents
Jessia Maria Carvalho Montclair State University, NJ, Communications Portuguese Parents
Luis Filipe Carvalho Business Technology Born in Portugal
Mark Cerqueira Computer Science, Princeton University Portuguese Ancestry
Vanessa Melo Cirne, BA Ramapo College, NJ, Bus. Adm. Portuguese Parents
Suzana Coelho Ophthalmology, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Portuguese Ancestry
Fatima Costa, BA Rutggers, NJ, Management Portuguese Parents
Jessica Costa University of PA, Philadelphia, Accounting Portuguese Parents
George Couto Stevens I.Tech., NJ Engineering Portuguese Parents
Liliana Crespo, BA (Marketing) Albertus Magnus College, CT Portuguese Parents
Lisa Cruz Holly Family University, Spanish Major, Teacher Portuguese Parents
Patricia Sofia da Cruz Toronto University, Criminology Parents from Mealhada, Portugal
Gina Marie Cunha Masters Degree Clinic Nutrition, UMD of New Jersey Portuguese Ancestry
Catherine Dias Rutgers Univ. BA, Languages Portuguese Parents
Miguel Dias, Ph.D. Toulouse France, Microbilogy Portuguese Parents
Nancy Ramos Dias Master in Community Counseling, BA in Psychology, S.S.U., CT Portuguese Parents
John Michael Domingos Catholic University in Washington, DC, Architecture Portuguese Parents
Kristina Domingues, Ph. D. Rutgers University, NJ (Pharmacy) Portuguese Parents
Catia I. Dores Master in Psychology, 2007, Adelphi University, NJ Born Chaves, Portugal
Lisa Engelman, Ph. d. Boston University, M.A. American Studies, 2003 Madeiran Grandparents
Jason George Esteves Rider University, NJ, Major in Marketing, Global Business, 2004 Portuguese Ancestry




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