Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month

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HISPANIC/ LATINIX HERITAGE MONTH 2020

A History of Serving Our Nation and Our Institution


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SEPTEMBER

TUE 15 SIU System Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Kick-Off Event 2020
4 pm
SIU System President Dan Mahony will deliver opening remarks Guest Speaker Dr. Carmen Suarez, three-time SIU Alumna SIUC Chancellor, SIUE Chancellors and Dean of SIU School of Medicine
will give closing remarks.
Live Stream: SIU YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/nJ9asH7Z544

THU 17 Training: Best Practices—How to Better Serve Hispanic/Latinx Students in Higher Education
Session 1. Presented by Hispanic/Latino Resource Center at SIUC
10 am – noon
Register Here: https://siue.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rc-ygrjoqE918ONP1IlUwNgRpfkunB2_D

FRI 18 Inclusive Conversations (Colorism in the Latinx Community)
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Interactive discussions between participants about the selected topic.
Register Here: https://siue.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ldOyrqzwiHdx96m7bVgF1Y_CtiZ1WEy0X

MON 21 Training: Best Practices-How to Better Serve Hispanic/Latinx Students in Higher Education
Session 2. Presented by Hispanic/Latino Resource Center at SIUC
10 am – noon
Register Here: https://siue.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIocuqqpzsqGddY4r1AYediGIgjMMob1i0u

WED 23 Salsa Dance Lessons with Salsa Ambassador
Julio Barrenzuela
6 pm - 7 pm
Live stream in Hispanic/Latino Resource Center at SIU Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/SalukisUnidos

WED 30 History of la Piñata and Piñata Making
4:30 pm.
List of materials can be found on the Facebook event
Live stream through Hispanic/Latino Resource Center at SIU Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/SalukisUnidos

OCTOBER

FRI 2 Inclusive Conversations (Hispanic/Latinx LGBTQ+ Community)
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Interactive discussions between participants about the selected topic.
Register Here: https://siue.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ldOyrqzwiHdx96m7bVgF1Y_CtiZ1WEy0X

MON 5 Latinx Personalities “Lotería game”
6 pm
Interactive learning bingo-like game. Learn about important Latinx personalities while having the chance to win prizes!
Register Here: https://siue.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpfu-hrTkiHNEdRd3dEZYpWJFR_149DPMR

WED 7 Torn Between Tongues
6 pm
A panel discussing the expectation that Latinx students are bilingual and the experiences of either meeting those expectations or not. Also, discussion of how the Spanish language impacts their lives day to day.
Sponsored by Maryville University, SIUE, SIUC
Register Here: https://maryvilleu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvdOmhqTwpE9xy57Ek2pCm6cfB0Ke7yk_c

TUE 13 Proud to be the F1RST: Struggles and Successes of First Gen Latinx
4:30 – 6 pm.
Panel of F1rst Gen Latinx SIUC Alumni.
Sponsored by Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Chapter Delta Phi, and H/LRC
Register Here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsduGtqzItH9Ax-1ozIse70Qozm4FsscOs

TUE 13 SIUE Latinx Town Hall
6 pm
Opportunity for students at SIUE to discuss the Latinx experience on campus. Two spaces for sharing will be possible; one in English and one in Spanish.
Register Here: https://siue.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwuf-yuqT0oHNCcXyELBn0Eime0SjMX4saw

WED 14 Delicious Latin Food: Cooking demonstration
6 pm
Residence hall friendly Latin food on a budget. Ingredient list can be found on Hispanic/Latino Resource Center at SIU Facebook page facebook.com/SalukisUnidos and SIUE Center for Student Diversity and
Inclusion Facebook page facebook.com/inclusivecougar
Live stream through Hispanic/Latino Resource Center at SIU