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Diversity at the University

Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month


September 13, 2017
Time: 8:30-10:30 pm
 As I AM series with Taina Asili (singer, songwriter, activist)
Location: Haven’s Lounge
Sponsored by Pride Network
$2 at Common Connection

Come on out to the Pride Network’s kickoff event for the As I Am Series featuring Taina Asili, a queer, Puerto Rican, activist, and artist. She performed at the Women’s March earlier this year and has even shared the stage with many well-known artists such as Alicia Keys. This co-sponsored with OMSA, the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center and The Kearns Center.

September 15, 2017
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
The Language Center presents: International Karaoke Night
305 Douglass Commons
Sponsored by the Language Center
Free and open to all
Come sing your heart out in different languages. There will be prizes, food, and fun!

Sugar Isn’t Always Sweet
Time: 8:00-10:00 pm
1400 Wegmans Hall
Sponsored by SALSA
Join S.A.L.S.A to watch the movie “Sugar” in which we will see the story of Miguel “Sugar” Santos as he travels to the United States chasing the dream of becoming a successful major league baseball player.

September 20, 1017
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Sazon Phiota
Danforth Dining Center, Susan B. Anthony Hall River Campus
Sponsored by Phi lota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Come enjoy an amazing Latino themed dinner, hosted by Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Explore the different cuisines the Latino Culture has to offer. As well as the music and dancing that comes with it.
Dining swipe or $9.50 declining

September 23, 2017
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cooking for the Culture
Douglass Community Kitchen
Sponsored by the Office of Minority Student Affairs
Join the Office of Minority Student Affairs in the first of its series – Cooking for the Culture. A series
designed to explore culture through food, fun, and family.
Free-Sign up required at the Office of Minority Student Affairs

September 28, 2017
Time: 8:00-10:00 pm
Son Todos Asi
Hirst Lounge
Sponsored by SALSA
This event is dedicated towards awareness of stereotypes and racial ideologies towards the Spanish and Latino population. Free

October 8, 2017
12:00-5:00 pm
Hispanic/Latino Family Fun Day
Memorial Art Gallery
Sponsored by the Gallery Council
Embrace diversity and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month! The event will feature activities for all ages. Enjoy hands-on art activities, music and dance performances, guided tours, and more.
Suggested donation of $5 per family


Past Celebrations

  • 2014HHMposter
  • 2013HispanicHeritageMonth
  • hispanic2011
  • hispanicheritage