Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

This month (September) LaGuardia celebrates National Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Week and Hispanic Heritage Month. HSI Week, observed September 11 – 17, commemorates the contributions of more than 500 Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide in their work to advance postsecondary student success for all students. Also, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM), September 15 to October 15, LaGuardia is proud to recognize and celebrate the many contributions, diverse cultures, and extensive histories of the American Latino community. Here are events available to all students, faculty, and staff.

Wednesday, September 13

La Casa’s Fall Open House
2-4 p.m. | M-Building, M-141

Tuesday, September 26

El Coro de LaGuardia-Latinx Mixer
12-3 p.m. | E-Building, Poolside Café and Cobblestone Courtyard

Wednesday, September 27

Film Screening and Discussion: “Faith in Blackness: an Exploration of AfroLatine Spirituality”
2-4 p.m. | E-Building, E-501

Tuesday, October 03

Hispanic Heritage Month Movie Screening – “Under the Same Moon”
1-3 p.m. | E-Building, Poolside Café

Author Visit: Colombian Author Liliana Castillo Mosquera
4:30-6 p.m. | E-Building, E-501

Tuesday, October 10

Boat People: A Conversation
6:30-8 p.m. | Online (Zoom)

Thursday, October 12

Being 3 by Carla Tomassini
1-3:30 p.m. | E-Building, E-111