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Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each September 15 - October 15 in the United States of America to recognize the contributions made by people of Hispanic descent and to celebrate Hispanic culture. Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 because it is the anniversary of five (5) Latin American countries? Independence Day: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico, Chile, and Belize celebrate their independence days. Activities include an opening reception, lectures, panel discussion and movies


Ovarian Psycos Film Showing & Bike Ride
Wednesday September 25, 2019
5:00pm Bike Ride (1st Floor of Baker)
6:00pm Film Showing (Baker Theater 2nd Floor)

Ovarian Psyco riding bike with fist pumped in the air

The Symbolism of Race in Cuba Today
Friday September 27, 2019
Pedro Pérez-Sarduy
Bentley 124

Photo of speaker Pedro Pérez-Sarduy

Theresa Flores
Human Trafficking Survivor, Best Selling Author, Victim's Advocate, and Founder of S.O.A.P.
Tuesday October 1, 2019
6:00pm-7:00pm with Q&A to follow
Grosvenor Room 113

Speaker Theresa Flores speaking into microphone

Political Forum: Latino Edition
Wednesday October 2, 2019
Multicultural Center Baker 2nd Floor

How to Dance: Latin Edition
Wednesday October 9, 2019
Multipurpose Room in Multicultural Center Baker 2nd Floor

woman in red dress and man in black suit dancing together

Mexican Drug Cartels and Border Issues by Dr. Roy Boyd
Thursday October 10, 2019
Bentley 240

US Mexico Border wall

Dreamer/DACA Immigration Panel
Wednesday October 16, 2019
Multicultural Center Baker 2nd Floor

DACA Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival

National Health Education Week Voices in Health Care
*Faculty & Staff ONLY
Speakers: Rodrigue Nyumia, RN, BSN & Sergio Ulloa, DO
Thursday October 24, 2019
Grover Center E238

Dia de los Muertos Celebration
October 30, 2019
Multicultural Center Baker 2nd Floor

colorful sugar candy skulls