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Eva Vega

Eva Vega

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Eva Vega to speak for Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebration runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 15


In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Eva Vega will deliver a keynote address at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Baker University Center Theatre.

Hispanic Heritage Month, which has been recognized since 1988, is held Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 each year to celebrate the history and contributions of Hispanic people in the United States.

Vega, a former New York City based comedian, is an accomplished diversity trainer and public speaker. She has more than 12 years of experience in creating diversity policies and services.

She also has experience in international student advising, multicultural student affairs, and gender and sexuality issues. Her visit is sponsored by Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority and the Black Student Cultural Programming Board.

A Latina Heritage Museum exhibit will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, on the Baker University Center second floor. The exhibit will highlight the national and international accomplishments of Hispanics and includes more than 100 artifacts, rare photos, biographies, and video documents.

For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Programs at 740-597-2110.