LATINX HERITAGE MONTH 2022
SEPTEMBER 15 - OCTOBER 15
September 15-October 15
Art, Cultural, and Geographical
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.
Visit the Latinx Heritage Month display in the ‘B’ wing to learn
about the contributions, cuisine, and notable figures within the Latin culture.
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
7pm | 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
can be picked up from CSEIP (A2100) beginning September 12th.
Everything I Wish I Would Have Known as a
Latino/a/x student | B2215
Do you have
questions about being a LatinX student? Join in on the conversation to discuss
the importance of building relationships; self-advocacy, and receive useful
resources to help navigate the road to college completion. This session
features Iris Sanchez, founding Director of Hispanic Serving Institution
Initiatives at Purdue University Northwest.
National Museum of Mexican Art
Join us for
a trip to the Mexican Art Museum –https://nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org/.
to the museum, lunch and transportation will be provided at no cost to
on Jaguar Connection by September 23rd.
information, please contact Dr. Novia Pagone at email@example.com.
Paint la Cultura
Hall of Governors Patio
Latinx culture and history through art! Paint and personalize your canvas while
enjoying light refreshments. Registration
required on Jaguar Connection. Limited spaces available.
Music & Motivation with Gustavo Moradel
1-2pm | Engbretson Hall
Meet Gustavo Moradel, a DREAMer and musician who will share his story about his passion for human rights, immigration reform, and civil and political rights. Following the presentation, Gusatavo will offer a musical performance. Light refreshments served.
Open to the GSU community.
Salsa y Salsa
12pm-1:30pm | Sherman Hall
Join Student Activities Council as we wrap up the celebration of Latinx culture and history with Salsa dance lessons! Enjoy chips, salsa, and treats. All are welcome.