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Hispanic Heritage

Now-Oct. 5
Hispanic Heritage: El Greco of Toledo and Spanish Culture in the Golden Age explores the art, influence, intellectual life and religious fervor in Spain during the 1500s as reflected in the paintings and life of El Greco. The exhibit is on display from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in NE Campus’ Center Corner (NSTU 1615). For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6234.

Now-Oct. 8
NW Campus’ Hispanic Heritage Month Photo Contest entries will be due by noon Oct. 8 in WSTU 2811. Photos should feature aspects of Hispanic heritage. Entry forms are available in the student activities office (WSTU 2811).

Now-Oct. 15
What Does Hispanic Heritage Mean?, an interactive art exhibit curated by NE assistant professor of music Edwardo Perez, is on display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the NLIB Lobby. For more, contact student services at 817-515-6234. 

Now-Oct. 15
Hispanic Heritage: Photography Exhibit Featuring Hispanic Countries is on display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in NSTU’s north hallway. NE Spanish instructor Jaime Palmer is curating photography by students, faculty and the community.

Now-Oct. 15
The Hispanic Heritage Book Display features fiction and nonfiction from various topics and genres. The display is available each day 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in NE Campus’ J. Ardis Bell Library.

Sept. 26
TR Campus’ first monthly Riverside Chat invites Fort Worth City Council member Sal Espino to speak to students about visualizing and reaching their goals. Raised in Fort Worth, the attorney and former Texas Christian University valedictorian will share his life journey that made him successful. Students can join him in the speech lab (TREF 6330A) 12:30-1:30 p.m. 

Sept. 26
Financial Literacy – Needs and Wants, Prioritizing What Counts will help students learn the differences between necessities and desires 12:30-1:30 p.m. in NE Campus’ Center Corner (NSTU 1615). David Ximenez, associate vice chancellor of enrollment services, will discuss how needs can vary over time and circumstance with information on understanding and identifying physical and psychological needs.

Sept. 29
TR invites the community and students to Saturday Story Time 10 a.m.-noon at Riverfront Café. Faculty members will read about Machu Picchu. Craft activities will follow, and snacks will be provided.

Sept. 29
The ArtSi fundraiser for the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas will be at 6 p.m. at the Rose Marine Theater in Fort Worth. Live music, food and guest speakers are expected to attend the silent art auction held to raise scholarships for local Latinas. Admission is $10. For more information, visit www.artsifw.org.

Oct. 3
The Mitotiliztli Yaoyollohtii family will perform Aztec dances 12:30-1:30 p.m. in NE Campus’ Center Corner (NSTU 1615).

Oct. 9
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Dreams Act 101 will be presented on NE Campus. Spanish instructor Natalia Verjat will explain what DACA is, including its history, criteria, application, process and effects 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506).

Oct. 10
South Campus will offer  a free salsa lesson, a disc jockey and Hispanic pastries from Southwest High School’s culinary arts program. Tables on Hispanic culture will be set up, and a food truck will offer Hispanic treats for students who have looked at a certain number of tables. The celebration takes place noon-2 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Oct. 10
Abrazando al Exito (Embracing Success) will be 6-9 p.m. on the Waterfall Courtyard outside WTLO on NW Campus. The event brings students together from every campus for an evening filled with food, ballet folklorico, music and speakers to help students embrace success. For more, contact Pedro Portillo at 817-515-7622.

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