LATINX HERITAGE MONTH 2023
SEPTEMBER 15 - OCTOBER 15
Governors State University is proud to celebrate Latinx Heritage
Month. Latinx Heritage Month recognizes and honors the enduring contributions
and importance of Latinx Americans to the U.S. and celebrates the many
heritages and cultures of Americans from or with ancestors from Mexico, the
Caribbean, Spain, Central, and South America.
September 15-September 29
Visit the Latinx Heritage Month display in the ‘B’ wing to learn
about the contributions, cuisine, and notable figures within the Latin culture.
12 - 1:00pm |
Hall of Governors
Latinx Heritage Month serves as a cultural celebration of Latin
heritage. Join us as we begin the celebration with free food, music and trivia.
All are welcome!
Chicago Fire Soccer Match
7:30pm | Soldier Field (Chicago, IL)
Latinx Heritage month by witnessing the Chicago Fire Soccer take on the
Charlotte Football Club. Tickets are free of charge for students with limited
availability. 1 ticket per student. Transportation
is not provided.
register here. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.
How to Become a Better Ally to Latino and Undocumented Students | B34011
12:30 - 1:15pm
Do you have
questions about how to support Latinx and undocumented students? Join in on the conversation to discuss
the importance of building relationships; advocacy, and receive useful
resources. This session
features inaugural GSU Latinx Resource Center Director, Emmanuel Lopez. Snacks provided.
Click on topic for virtual link: (pw: dei)
Offered as part of the DEI Lunch & Learn series.
Kahoot Game Day - Latin American Countries
3 - 5pm | Hall of Honors
Put your Latin American knowledge to the test with this interactive group Kahoot! activity.
RSVP on Jaguar Connection by September 25th.
Chicago White Sox vs. the San Diego Padres
6:10 pm | Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, IL
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Loteria and Latin Music
3 - 5 pm | Hall of Honors
Join us for
a the traditional game of chance, Loteria (Spanish word meaning "lottery") which is similar to Bingo, but using images on a deck of cards instead of numbered ping pong balls.
Community Movie Night: Spider-Man Across the Spider Verse
7 pm | F 1622
Join the GSU Community in watching the next chapter of the Oscar-winning Spider-Verse. Free popcorn and beverages. Registration required on Jaguar Connection. Limited spaces available.
Avanazando through Career Services
12-1pm | Career Services, C3311
Meet Career Services staff and the Director of the Latinx Resource Center. For inquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open to the GSU community.
Sugar Skull! A Dia de Muertos Musical Adventure!
7:30pm | Center for Performing Arts
Tickets: $25 - $54
GovState students receive up to 4 tickets at $20 each.
Children 14 & Under: $20