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Hispanic Heritage Month


Throughout the month of September, the ISS office joins the rest of the nation in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Distinguished speakers are invited to UHCL to discuss the current issues facing the Hispanic/ Latino community, as well as celebrate its rich culture through celebrations.

If you would like to help in the planning for Hispanic Heritage Month 2014, please contact ISS office (SSCB 1.203) at 281-283-2575 or IISS@uhcl.edu.


2013 Programming


Bless me ultima

Latino Film: "Bless me, Ultima!"

Friday, September 13, 2013, 7:00 pm
B2512

Based on the controversial novel by acclaimed author Rudolfo Anaya, Bless Me, Ultima is a turbulent coming-of-age story about Antonio Marez (Luke Ganalon), a young boy growing up in New Mexico during WWII.



Speaker:  Dr. Daniel Haworth

Sponsored by Film & Speaker Series

 

 


empowering Lations

Empowering Latinos Symposium

Monday, September 16, 2013, Bayou Building, Garden Room

Presentation: “Eagle Eyes: The FBI File on Cesar E. Chavez”
Presenter:Dr. Jose Angel Gutierrez,Time:  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Presentation:A rare opportunity for students to interact with a filmmaker. Currently, John Valadez has been working in Mexico on his upcoming film, “AMERICAN EXILE” about deported Latino veterans.
Presenter:John Valadez,Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 

 


Mujeres

Mujeres Kick-Off

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 5:00pm - 6:00 pm
SSCB 1.203, SSCB Building

Mujeres is a learning community for UHCL Hispanic women. However, women of all ethnic groups are invited to participate. Mujeres creates a space, place, and time for students to come together and support each other.

Topic:“Recovering U.S. Hispanic Heritage Project”

 

 

 


Farmers market

Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Atrium I, Bayou Building

An important focus in the retention of college students is ensuring access to healthy food that can help students focus on their academics.






 

 


Painting on Canvas: culture VS Heritage

Painting on Canvas: Culture VS Heritage

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Atrium I, Bayou Building


Bring your inner artist out as award-winning artist Laura Lopez Cano helps you create your own unique painting.





 

 


Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Atrium I, Bayou Building


An important focus in the retention of college students is ensuring access to healthy food that can help students focus on their academics.





 

 


Mujeres

Mujeres

Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
sscb 1.203, SSCB Building

Topic:Manual Labor in Latin America.

Mujeres is a learning community for UHCL Hispanic women. However, women of all ethnic groups are invited to participate. Mujeres creates a space, place, and time for students to come together and support each other.

 

 

 


Culture Blast Dance

Culture Blast Dance

Saturday, October 5, 2013, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atrium 1, Bayou Building


UHCL students, faculty, staff and the community at large are invited to dress up as their favorite Latin celebrity or historical character and to enjoy an evening of Latin music, food, games, dancing, and more!




 

 


hispanic Folk Art Exhibit

Hispanic Folk Art Exhibit

Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


UHCL students, faculty, and staff were invited to submit artwork from different parts of Latin America to be exhibited at the UHCL Hispanic Folk Art Exhibit.





 

 


Community Project: Citizenship & Immigration Forum

Community Project: Citizenship & Immigration Forum

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
West End Multi-Service Center
170 Heights blvd, Houston,TX


UHCL students are invited to volunteer to help in the “Citizenship and Immigration Forum.” The city of Houston’s Office of International Communities (OIC), Neighborhood Centers, Inc., and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund are looking for volunteers to help complete citizenship applications

 

 


hispanic Folk Art Exhibit

Hispanic Book Display

September 15-October 15, 2013
Alfred R. Neumann Library , Bayou Building


Visit the UHCL Alfred R. Neumann Library and enjoy a colorful display of books, audiobooks, DVDs in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15—October 15, 2013





 

 


 

 

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