Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church (site visit)

Date: Friday, October 12, 2018 12:00 PM
Location: Meet in OMA, 1240 KC at noon

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 225 32nd St. SW, Wyoming, MI 49548

Catholic Church


What Does Columbus Day Mean Now? Or Why Hispanic Heritage Month Matters

Thursday, October 18, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Cook DeWitt Center

Presentation by Rolena Adorno (Sterling Professor of Spanish at Yale University)

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Rolena Adorno

Sacramento Knoxx

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
6:00 pm
Cook DeWitt Center

Originally from Southwest Detroit, Sacramento Knoxx is a hip-hop artist who blends Mexican and indigenous music into his artistry. His work and activism is focused on drawing attention to both the historic and contemporary experiences of Native American and Chicanx populations. Knoxx will give a 45-minute performance, followed by a discussion that highlights how creative expression can challenge us to confront social ills and think critically about our own identities.

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Sacramento Knoxx

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Niemeyer Honors Building » Lobby

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Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by the people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember those who have passed away, and help support their spiritual journey.

LSU 40th Anniversary Celebration (Dinner and Dance)

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM 
Location: Kirkhof Center » RM 2250 GRAND RIVER ROOM 

 The evening will include entertainment, dinner, dance, and prizes.

Sponsored By:

Latin American & Latino/a Studies Program, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Campus Interfaith Resources, Native American Student Association, & Latino Student Union

Previous Celebrations

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Contact

Adriana Almanza

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Grand Valley State University
Email: oma@gvsu.edu
Phone: (616) 331-2177

Page last modified September 24, 2018