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.

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

Thursday, September 13

Hispanic Heritage Month Welcome Reception/KickOff
5pm, Center for Inclusion & Diversity (UC 108)
Sponsored by the Empowered Latino Union

Tuesday, September 18
Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Speaker: Alfonso Salais
7pm, Pearce Hall 127

Wednesday, September 19
Painting Party featuring Omar Cruz
4pm-6pm and 6pm-8pm, Kulhavi 142
(Only 20 slots available per session, RSVP on OrgSync)

Wednesday, September 26
Soup and Substance "Life Through the Eyes of the Other: a Conversation on Interracial Marriage"
12pm-1pm, Bovee University Center Terrace Rooms A-D

Wednesday, September 26
Latin American Dance
6pm, Bovee UC Rotunda
Sponsored by Sigma Delta Pi

Thursday, September 27
Latinx Discussion
7pm-8:30pm, Bovee UC Terrace Rooms
Sponsored by the Empowered Latino Union

Monday, October 1
Heritage Month Annual Food Taster
3pm-6pm, Wesley (1400 S. Washington)
$5 per student


Wednesday, October 3
Zumba with Officer Laura Martinez
6pm, Student Activity Center (MAC Gym #1)

Friday, October 5
Latino Alumni Chapter Annual Career Information Session
2pm, Bovee UC Auditorium

Tuesday, October 9
Hispanic Women in History
7pm, Kulhavi 142
Sponsored by the Empowered Latino Union and OWLS

Thursday, October 11
Movie Night "Dolores: The Movie"
7pm, Wesley
Sponsored by the Empowered Latino Union