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Latino Heritage Month 2014 at Baruch. September 4-October 16.

A Legacy of History, A Present of Action, and A Future of Success

Latino Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and commemorate the contributions and achievements of the Latino Community. This year's theme is “A Legacy of History, A Present of Action, and A Future of Success.” We invite the entire Baruch community to join us in our cultural, historical, and educational celebration.

Events are subject to change. Please check back often.

Know Your Roots
Thursday, September 4 | NVC 2nd Floor Lobby | 12:40 pm - 2:20 pm
Come get a sneak peak of what the Latino Heritage Month Committee has in store for you! Experience the rich history and legacy of Latino culture.

Ponle Ritmo
Thursday, September 4 | Multipurpose Room 1-107 | 7:00 pm
Bring out your dancing shoes Bearcats because we’re having a fiesta! Immerse yourself in an evening of exhilarating rhythms, dances, and Latin American fare.

¡Despierta!
Tuesday, September 9 | NVC 2nd Floor Lobby | 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wake up! Join the LHM Committee on the 2nd Floor Lobby for the most important meal of the day. Discover Latin American culinary traditions by sampling savory “desayunos” from various Latin American countries.

Merging Borders: Latino Meet and Greet
Tuesday, September 16 | NVC 2-125 | 12:40 pm - 2:20 pm
This event provides an opportunity for Latino students, faculty, and staff to gather in an informal setting. Merging Borders will foster a dialogue centered on issues that impact Latinos at Baruch and encourage future collaborations between students, faculty, and staff.

Mexico's Revolution: The Domino Effect
Thursday, September 18 | NVC 2-125 | 12:40 pm - 2:20 pm
Travel through a timeline of historical events following the Mexican revolution. We will be celebrating the independence of several Latin American countries.

Música Maestro
Thursday, September 18 | NVC Dance Studio | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for a free dance class with an instructor who will coach students on different styles of popular Latin American dances. 

Somos Fuertes (We Are Strong)
Tuesday, September 30 | Multipurpose Room 1-107 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us to watch the production of “Can’t Take it Anymore,” a play that explores the world of bullying. Somos Fuertes shows us the life of a young man who is bullied and how those around him react towards the cruel act.

Noche De Estrellas (Night Of Stars)
Thursday, October 2 | Engelman Recital Hall: 25th St. and Lexington Ave.
Doors Open 6:30 pm.
The stars will shine brilliantly at this Latino-themed talent show. Join us for what promises to be an unforgettable night featuring live performances from fellow students and outside guests!

Latin American Women's Movement Luncheon
Thursday, October 16 | Library Building 750 | 12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Come celebrate powerful women in Latin America. This event is sponsored by the Paul A. Feit Memorial Fund, the Valentin Lizana y Parragué, and the Women’s Gender Committee at Baruch.

Dejando Nuestras Huellas (Leaving Our Footprints Behind)
Thursday, October 16 | Library Building 750 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We will look back at this remarkable month and celebrate the past, present, and future of Latinos in the United States.

 

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Tree made up of flags from Latino countries

Sponsors:
Association Estudiante Dominicano (ASEDOM)
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting (ALPFA)
Black and Latino Studies Department
Ecuadorian Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Society (G.L.A.S.S.)
History Department
Lambda Pi Upsilon
Lambda Upsilon Lambda
Latin American Student Organization (LASO)
MexiCulture
Office of Student Life
Paul A. Feit Memorial Fund
SEEK
The Ticker
Undergraduate Student Government (USG)
WBMB Baruch College Radio "The Biz"
Valentin Lizana y Parrague Endowment
Women Empowered for Success at Baruch