Authority: Executive Order 13230
Celebratory Month: September 15-October 15

National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to American society and culture and to honor five of our Central American neighbors who celebrate their Independence days in September.

Events
ALL VIRTUAL EVENTS MAY BE FOUND ON JAGSYNC

    • Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff
      -Student Involvement-

      Date: September 16, 2020
      Time: Noon - 1:30 p.m.
      Location: CAB Courtyard

      Come kick off Hispanic Heritage History Monty with us! Come out to mingle, grab a slice of cake, and learn what other events are planned for HHM.


    • Gender, Race, and Class in the Women's Suffrage Movement Lecture by Dr. Philis Barragan, Co-Director of Women's Studies and Gender Studies

      Date: September 16, 2020
      Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
      Location: In-Person and Virtual options


    • MASA Monday - The Chicano Movement 50 Years Later: Legacy and Importance of Chicanx Studies and the Chicano Cultural Renaissance

      Date: September 21, 2020
      Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
      Location: Virtual


    • Women of Color, Women in Power: San Antonio City Council Panel

      Date: September 22, 2020
      Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
      Location: Virtual


    • Let's Taco About Voting

      Date: September 22, 2020
      Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
      Location: Ceremony Room/Patriots' Casa and Virtual

      On National Voter Registration Day, FYE will be giving out tacos and voter registration cards while we play Loteria with a twist! Our Loteria will feature Latinx Politicians and the event will be hosted in a hybrid format. Participants will be able to reserve a spot to come to eat and play, as well as play Loteria virtually. 


    • Latinx Business: Professors Panel Discussion: My Professional Identity

      Date: September 24, 2020
      Time: Noon a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
      Location: Virtual
      Meeting number (access code): 145 642 2005
      Meeting password: 2Bk9UMPMYp7

      Hispanic Heritage Month gives us an opportunity to honor the significance of diversity and the influence of people that served before us. This month identifies the manner in which the Latinx population has shaped and improved our nation. This panel will feature a discussion of Professional Identity by Texas A&M University-San Antonio College of Business Latinx professors. These professors will share what it means to identify as Latinx, and how their identities have enlightened their professional determinations and personal accomplishments.

    • MASA Monday ft. Laurie Ann Guerrero-Poetry Reading
      -Mexican American Student Association & Department of Language, Literature, and Arts-

      Date: September 28, 2020
      Time: 6:30 p.m.
      Location: Virtual


    • Kite Making
      -Student Involvement & Campus Activities Board-


      Date: September 29, 2020
      Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
      Location: Ceremony Room and Patriots' Casa

      In Colombia, annually, there is a kite flying festival around August. It is called the Wind and Kite Festival, people from all over the world travel to Villa de Leyva for the 2 day Kite flying festival. The main objective of this event is to familiarize the students with the festival and have them make kites and, if weather permit, fly them outside. This would be great for the University because it shows the students having fun and possibly a contest to see who can make the best kite!


    • Kite Festival
      -Student Involvement & Campus Activities Board-


      Date: September 30, 2020
      Time: Noon
      Location: West Lawn

      In Columbia, annually, there is a kite flying festival around August. It is called the Wind and Kite Festival, people from all over the world travel to Villa de Leyva for the 2 day Kite flying festival. The main objective of this event is to familiarize the students with the festival and have them make kites and, if weather permits, fly them outside. This would be great for the University because it shows the students having fun and possibly a contest to see who can make the best kite!


    • US Trade with Latin America
      -College of Business-


      Date: October 1, 2020
      Time: 5:30 - 7:15 p.m. 
      Location: Virtual


    • MASA Monday: The History of Mariachi Music
      -Mexican American Student Association-


      Date: October 5, 2020
      Time: 5:30 p.m.
      Location: Virtual


    • Credit & YOU
      -Mays Center for Experiential Learning & Community Engagement-


      Date: October 8, 2020
      Time: 2 - 3 p.m. 
      Location: Virtual


    • MASA Monday: Afro-Latinx Identity - Language, Literature & Arts Teach-In

      Date: October 12, 2020
      Time: Noon
      Location: Virtual


    • Hispanic Heritage Finale
      -Student Involvement-


      Date: October 15, 2020
      Time: Noon - 1:30 p.m.
      Location: CAB Courtyard

Ongoing Events