Hispanic Heritage Month


Hispanic Heritage Month at Central Michigan University is celebrated annually September 15 to October 15. In conjunction with other national celebrations, we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States, Michigan and CMU. Join us in celebration of Hispanic heritage and culture.

Hispanic Heritage Month Banner

Hispanic Heritage Month 2019
"Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving Our Nation"
(Click here for a printable 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month Calendar)


Monday, September 16, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month Welcome Reception/KickOff
Bovee UC 108; Center for Inclusion & Diversity
5pm
Cosponsored by the Empowered Latino Union

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month Service Project
Bovee UC 108; Center for Inclusion & Diversity
12:30pm
Cosponsored by the Maryellen Brandell Volunteer Center

Friday, September 20, 2019
Day long Volunteering
Bethany Christian Services (Lansing)
10am (departure), 5pm (return)
Cosponsored by the Maryellen Brandell Volunteer Center

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Zumba with Officer Laura Martinez
Student Activity Center
7pm
Sponsored by Empowered Latino Union

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Soup and Substance "Going Beyond Hola"
Bovee UC Terrace Rooms
12pm
Sponsored by Office of Diversity Education

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Painting with Omar Arts
Bovee UC 108; Center for Inclusion & Diversity
4-6pm and 6:30-8:30pm
20 seats per session, First come, First Serve

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Latin America Music and Dance
Bovee UC Rotunda
6pm
Sponsored by Sigma Delta Pi

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Speaker: Joe Hernandez-Kolski
Bovee UC Auditorium
7pm
Cosponsored by Program Board

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Latinx discussion
Bovee UC Terrace Room
6:30pm
Sponsored by Empowered Latino Union

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month Annual Food Taster
Wesley Church (1400 S. Washington)
3pm, 4pm, and 5pm dinner servings
$5 for students with ID, $7 for community

Friday, October 11, 2019
Latino Alumni Chapter Annual Career Information Session
Bovee UC Terrace Rooms A-C
2pm
Sponsored by Latino Alumni Chapter