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Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

Hispanic Heritage MonthMonday, September 15th, 9:00pm
Nuestra Herencia Latina will promote the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month with an interactive and educational activity.
Location: Wilson Commons, Ruth Merrill
Sponsor(s): S.A.L.S.A in co-sponsorship with Sigma Lambda Upsilon Sorority, Inc.

Friday, September 19th, 12 pm
Talk: "Migrant Farmworker Health in Upstate NY"
Location: Medical Center Adolph Auditorium (1-7619)
The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) is hosting its first event for this year. Dr. Robert Shelly, a physician who works closely with the Latino migrant community at Sodus Community Health Clinic (a branch of Finger Lakes Community Health), is going to be giving a talk entitled "Migrant Farmworker Health in Upstate NY". Dr. Shelly is an alumn who went to medical school and completed the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency program here at the U of R.  After residency, he worked for 5 years in primary care projects in El Salvador and Nicaragua. He has spent the last 12 years working primarily with  immigrant agricultural workers in rural Washington state and in Sodus, NY. Also, if you are interested in Migrant Health you should come to the talk to learn more about how to get involved with this community including shadowing opportunities or in-camp visits for health screenings. Regarding these specific opportunities, please note that some Spanish proficiency is needed but everyone is welcome to come to the talk to learn more about the medical challenges this community faces.

Friday, September 19th, 3:00-4:30 pm
Homenaje a Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Tribute
Location:Rush Rhees Library Welles-Brown Room

Join University of Rochester faculty, students, and library staff at an event to honor the imagination and influence of the late Colombian Nobel Prize-winning writer, Gabriel García Márquez.

Participants will read excerpts from his writings in Spanish and English (translations provided), and the global influence of his work will be addressed by professors of French and Russian. Beverages and light refreshments will be served.

bellsFriday, September 19th, 5:00pm
Carillon Concert: Ring Around the World- Latin American Music
Location: River Campus, Eastman Quadrangle

Friday, September 26th, 4:00-9:00pm
FUSION Cultural Expo: The cultural expo is from 4-7:00pm in Hirst Lounge and various cultural groups on campus including SALSEROS will perform in the May Room from 7-9pm.
Sponsor(s): S.A.L.S.A in co-sponsorship with Sigma Beta Rho Fraternity and other cultural groups on campus

Family DaySunday, October 5, 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Hispanic/Latino Heritage Family Day
Location: Memorial Art Gallery
Sponsors(s): TBA
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Memorial Art Gallery. Hispanic/LatinoHeritage Family Day includes hands-on art activities, live music and dance performances, educational presentations, and cultural displays.

HHMMonday, October 6th, 8:00 p.m.
The Spanish and Latino Students' Expressing Rhythm on Stage (SALSEROS) will be hosting a dance workshop of various Latin dances, with the special help of another cultural group on campus.
Location: Wilson Commons, Hirst Lounge
Sponsor(s): S.A.L.S.A.

HHMFriday, October 17, 7:00 p.m.
27th Annual Tropicana Dinner Celebration
Location: May Room, Wilson Commons
Sponsor(s): S.A.L.S.A
Come join the Spanish and Latino Students' Association as they host their 27th Annual Tropicana dinner! Tropicana is a continuous celebration of the Spanish and Latino culture. It features delicious Spanish food, great music, fantastic performances and gives alumni a chance to reconnect with current students.Tropicana is a great and enjoyable event for students, faculty, staff and families.


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