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Office of Multicultural Affairs
Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Calendar of Events

 

BRV Presents: Latin Tuesdays

 

Tuesday, Sept. 16; Tuesday, Sept. 30; Tuesday, Oct. 7; and Tuesday, Oct, 14, noon - 1 p.m.

 

Traditions Plaza

 

Every Tuesday in Traditions Plazy, Beats, Rhymes, and Vibes (BRV) presents an hour’s worth of the best Latin music.  BRV DJs spin an hour's worth of the best Latin music. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy weekly live DJs, along with several planned performances by up-and-coming rappers. For more information, contact Juan M. Izaguirre, BRV Advisor, at (561) 297-3959.

 


 

Empanadas with the LTAs

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

Breezeway

 

Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority will be hosting an empanada fundraiser on the Breezeway.  Visitors to the LTA table can purchase an empanada and learn more about the sorority. For more information, contact Lavar Jamison at (561) 297-3735.

 

 


 

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Kick Off

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17, noon - 1 p.m.

 

Traditions Plaza

 

Everyone is invited to join the festivities as FAU celebrates Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month across all campuses. There will be an array of activities to honor the Hispanic culture and traditions. For more information, contact the Office of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs at (561) 297-3959.

 

 


 

Alpha Psi Lambda Informational

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 6:15 - 9 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7:30 - 9 p.m.

 

Live Oak C, Student Union

 

This event is to give students more information on Alpha Psi Lanbda, the nation's first and largest co-ed fraternity. For more information, contact Lavar Jamison at (561) 297-3735.

 

 


 

#The Gray Area

 

Thursday, Sept. 18, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

 

Live Oak Rooms A-C, Student Union

 

The Black Student Union (BSU) is hosting a forum designed to heighten participants’ awareness of racism/discrimination in society. Using the tragic events of Sept. 11 as a touchstone, the forum will examine the tensions that exist between different religions and racial groups and consider ways to unify as a people and a country.  For more information, contact Juan Izaguirre, BSU Advisor, at (561) 297-3959.

 


 

GPA (Gammas Promoting Academics) Night

 

Thursday, Sept.  18, 7 - 9 p.m.

 

Queen Palm, Student Union

 

At this study night with the FAU Gammas, participants will receive free school supplies and the knowledgeable assistance of Sigma Lambda Gamma sorority members. For more information, contact Juan Izaguirre, at (561) 297-3959.

 


 

Community Service Project with LTAs

 

Sunday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

 

FAU Research Blvd

 

The ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority at FAU invite the University community to a road clean-up at the FAU Research Park. The site stretches from SW 10th Street to SW 15th Street. For more information, contact Lavar Jamison at (561) 297-3735.

 


 

RepUrLetters (VOTO Latino)

 

Monday, Sept.  22, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

Breezeway Tabling

 


The Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority chapter will be tabling in the Breezeway and helping students to register to vote. They will have computers set up and information about the importance of voting.For more information, contact Juan M. Izaguirre at (561) 297-3959.

 


 

Salsa Night

 

Wednesday, Sept. 24 and Wednesday, Oct. 8,  6:15 - 10 p.m.

 

Majestic Palm, Student Union

 

The FAU community is invited to come enjoy a night of salsa dancing in the Student Union. Novices to experts are welcome -- instructors will be on hand to give free dance lessons to anyone who needs them!  For more information, contact Lavar Jamison at (561) 297-3735.

 


 

Getting A’s with the LTAs

 

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7 - 9 p.m.

 

Student Union

 

The ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority want to help all FAU students earn A’s in their classes.  At this study session, participants will learn about study tips and strategies to earn good grades. For more information, contact Lavar Jamison at (561) 297-3735.

 


 

Owl Culture

 

Saturday, Sept. 27, 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.

 

Housing Lawn

 

Multicultural Programming presents an event celebrating Owl Culture -- namely, the culture of one of Florida's most diverse campuses. This evening will feature a mixture of student and professional cultural talent, as well as free music, dancing and refreshments, For more information, please contact Juan Izaguirre, MP Advisor, at (561) 297-3959.

 


 

Latin Fest

 

Thursday, Oct. 2, 5 - 9 p.m.

 

Housing Lawn

 

Multicultural Programming presents for an evening of celebration to mark the end of Hispanic Heritage Month with a bang! Free food, music & giveaways! For more information, contact Juan Izaguirre, MP Advisor, at (561) 297-3959.

 


 

Mr. & Ms. Latina Pageant

 

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7 - 10 p.m.

 

Live Oak Rooms B-D, Student Union

 

The Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) will host a pageant to select a male and female student advocate of the Latino community. Contestants must demonstrate both cultural awareness and academic achievement. This event demonstrates the Latin American culture at its best! For more information, contact Juan M. Izaguirre, ALAS Advisor, at (561) 297-3959.

 


 

After Dark: Dia De Los Muertos Party

 

Friday, Oct. 10, 9 p.m. - midnight

 

Student Union Lobby, Building UN-31

 

This After Dark event, based on the traditional Mexican holiday “Day of the Dead,” will give participants the chance to create their own sugar skulls, paint their faces, enjoy free music, food and more. For more information, contact Melissa Rosado, Student Union Productions, at (561) 297-3730.

 


 

The following events will take place at the Broward Campus:

 

Croquetas and Pastelous

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17, noon - 2 p.m.

 

Oasis Lounge

 

This event will feature treats from the tropics, with some sounds of the Islands.

 

For more information, contact Peggy Joseph at (954) 236-1219.

 


 

Movie Brunch: “I Like It Like That”

 

Wednesday, Oct. 1, noon - 2 p.m.

 

Oasis Lounge

 

This film chronicles the struggle of a Latina rising against the double standard while realizing her power and gaining her independence in life. For more information, contact Peggy Joseph at (954) 236-1219.

 


 

Salsa Boot Camp

 

Wednesday, Oct. 15, noon - 2 p.m.

 

Oasis Lounge

 

The week of events closes out with an energetic dance celebration on “la pista” (dance floor).For more information, contact Peggy Joseph at (954) 236-1219.

 


 

The following events will take place at the Jupiter Campus:

 

Hispanic Latino Heritage Month kick-off 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17, noon

 

Burrow

 

Celebrate Hispanic Latino Heritage month with some delicious cultural cuisine in the Burrow. For more information, contact Heather Bishara at (561) 799-8696.

 


 

For a complete listing of Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Events, visit www.fau.edu/explore/heritage.php. For additional resources and information, visit http://libguides.fau.edu/hispanic-latino

 

Sponsored by: Office of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs - Boca Raton, Diversity Student Services - Broward and Jupiter Campuses; Student Government

 

 

 

 

 

                

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