Hispanic Heritage Month Calendar 2017

Friday, September 15th, 12 Noon, Legacy Campus Flagpoles Flag Raising Ceremony
Description: We will open Hispanic Heritage month with the raising of the flags from three Latin American countries.

Saturday, September 16th, 10-11:30 am, PAC C/D Pastries With the Police
Description: Come meet members of the police departments from UIS, the City of Springfield, Lincoln Land Community College, and the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office.

Sunday, September 17th Trip to Beardstown’s Fiestas Patrias celebration For more information, send an email to sophia@uis.edu

Monday, September 18th, 4pm Brookens Auditorium ECCE Speaker Series- Sylvia Mendez: Pioneer in the School Desegregation Movement

Tuesday and Wednesday, September 19th-20th, 11am – 3pm PAC Food Emporium Tostada Sale
Sponsored by: Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc.

Tuesday, September 26th, 7:30 pm, Brookens Auditorium  David Romero- Spoken Word Artist: The Latinx Giant

Saturday, September 30th, 6pm PAC G  CIELO Scholarship Awards Reception

Monday, October 2nd, 6pm Brookens Auditorium  ECCE Speaker Series- Women’s Community Art for Social Justice in Mexican American Chicago

Friday, October 6th, 12-1pm, Diversity Center Soup and Conversation, Topic: Immigration Reform

Saturday, October 7th, 10am – 12pm, LRH Great Room  Alumni Brunch and Mixer – Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow

Saturday, October 14th, 9pm-1am SLB Gym  Hispanic Heritage Month Closing Party
Description: Join us in closing Hispanic Heritage Month with food, music, and entertainment.