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Hispanic Heritage •CALENDAR•

Sept. 30South will screen McFarland, USA all day in the SSTU game room. Based on a story about a California high school’s cross country team that get a new coach who brings out the students’ potential as both champions and teammates. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu for more details.
Sept. 30

South will screen McFarland, USA all day in the SSTU game room. Based on a story about a California high school’s cross country team that get a new coach who brings out the students’ potential as both champions and teammates. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu for more details.

Sept. 16 SE will offer a final showing of the documentary The New Juarez 9:35-11 a.m. in the ESCC HUB. The film depicts the state of drug violence in modern-day Juarez, Mexico. The screening will be followed by a discussion in the SE library classroom 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.

Sept. 16 NE students can meet The New Juarez director Charlie Minn 9-10 a.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Minn will share his account of what happened during the drug violence in Juarez, Mexico, and answer questions.

Sept. 16 South’s LASSO is celebrating La Independencia 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the SSTU patio. Students can learn about the independence of various Latin American countries with live entertainment and food.

Sept. 30South will screen McFarland, USA all day in the SSTU game room. Based on a story about a California high school’s cross country team that get a new coach who brings out the students’ potential as both champions and teammates. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu for more details.
Sept. 30
South will screen McFarland, USA all day in the SSTU game room. Based on a story about a California high school’s cross country team that get a new coach who brings out the students’ potential as both champions and teammates. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu for more details.

Sept. 16 Documentarian Charlie Minn (The New Juarez) will speak 3-4 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. Minn will discuss the violence and tragedies in Mexico as well as his new film about 43 missing students from Guerrero.

Sept. 21, 28 SE will offer free screenings of ¡Adelante Mujeres! The film chronicles the history of Mexican-American/Chicana women 11 a.m.-2 p.m. both days in the ESCT HUB. For more information, contact SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

Sept. 23 South Campus student activities will host a Hispanic-Serving Institutions Fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. Hispanic-serving institutions are colleges where Hispanic students contribute 25 percent of the total enrollment. Representatives of the participating HSI schools will answer questions about transferring. For more information, contact student development associate Ana Garcia at ana.garcia@tccd.edu.

Oct. 5South’s student activities will screen Cesar Chavez all day in the SSTU Living Room. The movie follows the true story of a civil rights activist who struggles to balance his responsibilities to his family and to farm workers he fights for. Popcorn will be provided. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu.
Oct. 5
South’s student activities will screen Cesar Chavez all day in the SSTU Living Room. The movie follows the true story of a civil rights activist who struggles to balance his responsibilities to his family and to farm workers he fights for. Popcorn will be provided. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu.

Sept. 23 The SE library will offer a partial screening of the film Documented 2:20-3:40 p.m. The documentary by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas sheds light on the struggles faced by those seeking citizenship. The film will be followed by a brief discussion. For more information, contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3084.

Sept. 24 South is hosting Charlar con Café 9:30-11 a.m. in the SSTU Living Room. Students, faculty and staff can practice conversational Spanish with coffee and pastries. Contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-4803 for more information.

Sept. 24 TR students interested in learning salsa dancing can attend Noche de Salsa, where CaliRumba Dance Company will be giving lessons 5:30-7 p.m. in Trinity Plaza. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908.

Sept. 25 TR students can attend the 27th Leadership eXperience Summit: Diversity in Leading 12:30-3:30 p.m. in Action Suite A. Eva Bonilla, vice chair of the national Latina organization MANA North Texas, will be the keynote speaker. Interested students should RSVP to the student volunteer hub. For more information, contact leadership development center coordinator Stevie Blakely at stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

Sept. 28 As part of South’s Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker Series, Kimberly Gonzales will give a talk about Latinas in STEM. As an MIT graduate, she will discuss her journey of pursuing a degree. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-4803.

Sept. 29 Mariachi Real de Alvarez will perform 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the TR Riverfront Café. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908.

Sept. 29 South student activities will hold Pintando con un Artista 2-4 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. Students can learn about a Hispanic artist and can try to replicate a piece of displayed art. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu.

Sept. 30 Students can learn salsa dancing on South Campus 4-5:30 p.m. in the dance studio (SPAC 1205). For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-4803.
Oct. 1 South Campus will host the Latino Health & Living Forum 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. A panel will discuss various topics concerning health in the Hispanic community. Contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-4803 for more information.

Oct. 6 TR students can play Mexican Bingo at Loteria Mexicana 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908.

Oct. 7 South students can participate in Loteria, a traditional Mexican game, 1:30-3 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-4803.

Oct. 12 As part of South’s Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker Series, Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce CEO John Hernandez will speak 11 a.m.-noon in the SSTU Living Room. He will discuss why education is important and share his own journey with education. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-4803.

Oct. 13 SE Campus will host the sixth annual districtwide Abrazando al Éxito 2015 6-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Arlington ISD superintendent Marcelo Cavazos will be a keynote speaker. Contact counselor Carisa Bustillos Givens at 817-515-3577 for more information.

Oct. 15 South will screen Spare Parts all day in the SSTU game room. The film centers on four Hispanic students who start a robotics club with a dream to compete against the best robotics champion, MIT. Popcorn will be provided. Contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu.

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