Share Tweet Share Email
Tag: Latino Heritage Month
Barsema Hall
As part of the celebration of Latino Heritage Month, the Latino Resource Center – in partnership with the NIU College of Business – will host the first Latino Business Panel from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in Barsema Hall 301. The panelists are Raquel Vega, Martha Dominguez, Roberto Carmona and John Rico, three...
El Grito!
Latin culture is imbued with passion and expressed through art, dance, music and literary contributions, and NIU is going to celebrate all of it with ongoing fun and inspiring events throughout the next month. NIU’s Latino Heritage Month provides a firsthand look at Latin culture and its influence on the United States and American society....
NIU Latino Heritage Month 2014
Latin culture is imbued with passion and profusely expressed in art, dance, music, and literary contributions, and NIU continues to celebrate all of it with ongoing fun and inspiring events through Oct. 17. NIU’s Latino Heritage Month has a rich tradition of festivity that includes a “Reverse Career Fair” where students interview employers, the second...
El Grito!
During the early hours of Sept. 16, 1810, Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla rang the bell of his church, calling everyone to fight for independence. To mark the anniversary of this occasion each year, Mexicans all over the world celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule. At NIU, El Grito is planned from 5 to 10...
Manny Sanchez
Manuel “Manny” Sanchez, a former member of the NIU Board of Trustees, is the featured speaker for the close of Latino Heritage Month. The NIU alum will speak about his education and professional journey as a Latino. His talk begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center....
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and NIU College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato
NIU College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato was presented with the Distinguished Leadership Award from Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. She was honored Wednesday, Sept. 25, during the Illinois Secretary of State’s 2013 National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration for her career in law and in legal education, her legacy as a professor and scholar...
Every fall, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies organize academic, social, cultural and professional events for the NIU student body and community to celebrate Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month recognizes the richness and diversity of Latino culture and history in the United States and Latin America. This year’s activities will highlight...
Every fall, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies organize academic, social, cultural, and professional events for the NIU student body and community to celebrate Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month recognizes the richness and diversity of Latino culture and history in the United States and Latin America. This year’s theme is “Comunidad...
Daniel Hernandez Jr.
Intern-turned-hero Daniel Hernandez Jr. will visit NIU at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, to speak as part of the LGBT Resource Center’s LGBTQ History Month and the Latino Resource Center’s Latino Heritage Month. The event takes place in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. It is free and open to the public....
Mexican independence
Eric Van Young, Distinguished Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego will present a seminar and lecture in Room 121 of the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, 515 Garden Road. The seminar, scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, will discuss “ ‘In Mexico There Are No Mexicans’: Decolonization and...
“abUSed” film poster
NIU’s Center for Latino and Latin American Studies and Dream Action NIU will screen the film “abUSed: The Postville Raid” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building. A question-and-answer session with director Luis Argueta, the award-winning filmmaker behind “The Silence of Neto,” will follow via Skype. “abUSed” narrates...
Every fall , the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies organize academic, social, cultural and professional events for the NIU student body and community to celebrate Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month recognizes the richness and diversity of Latino culture and history in the United States and Latin America....
1 2