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Hispanic Heritage •CALENDAR•

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Sept. 15 South Campus will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month 12:30-2 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall.

Sept. 15-Oct. 15Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1965, a poster exhibition, will be on display in the SE library (ESED 1200) all day. The exhibit is administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.Image courtesy Smithsonian http://www.sites.si.edu/bracero/index.htm
Sept. 15-Oct. 15
Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1965, a poster exhibition, will be on display in the SE library (ESED 1200) all day. The exhibit is administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Image courtesy Smithsonian

http://www.sites.si.edu/bracero/index.htm

Students are invited to stop by and learn about the campus’ plans for the month. Free food and live performances will be featured as well. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-4154.

Sept. 15 El Legado de Nuestra Herencia (The Legacy of Our Lives) celebration will be 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SE ballroom. The event will include music, a student panel, guest speakers and food. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-3595.

Sept. 15-Oct. 15 NW Campus’ Latino Poster Project will feature posters from students, faculty, staff and alumni around campus. They will highlight the meaning of being Latino. For more information, contact NW student activities at 817-515-7795.

Sept. 15-Oct. 15 TR student activities will host Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Tahita Fulkerson Library. Students can learn about the influence Latino authors have had on American literature. Special guest author Richard J. Gonzales will kick off the exhibition and discuss his book Raza Rising: Chicanos in North Texas. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-1206.

Sept. 19 South Campus will host Hispanic Heritage Month: Music Monday all day in the Student Center. Students can hear music coming out of Latin America. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-4045.

Sept. 20-21 Hispanic Heritage Month: Untold Stories will be 1-4 p.m. in the SE library (ESED 1200). TCC faculty, staff and community members will share their life stories. Refreshments will be included. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Sept. 21 TR student activities will travel to Hot Latin Jazz Vibes by the Dana Sudborough Latin Jazz Quartet starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Worth Central Library. A field trip form is required and can be found at the Idea Store. Sign up at http://tccd.student-hub.com/events/index. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-1206.

Sept. 21 South Campus student activities will host a game of Loteria! 1-2 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. Loteria, described as Mexican bingo, will be held for students to play. Contact student activities at 817-515-4154 for more information.

Sept. 23 TR Campus will sponsor a visit to Los Monologos de la Vagina starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts. Students can hear monologues about female empowerment. A field trip form is required and can be found at the Idea Store. Sign up at http://tccd.student-hub.com/events/index. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-1206.

Sept. 26-Oct. 15 NW student activities will sponsor the Hispanic Heritage Writing Contest. Students can submit essays, poems or skits on the topic “What it means to be Latino.” Student activities will have rules and instruction on submitting the contest pieces. Entries are due Oct. 5. Contact student activities at 817-515-7795 for more information.

Sept. 27 TR student activities will host Mariachi Real de Alvarez 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Riverfront Cafe. Students can listen to the sounds of mariachi as they eat and study. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-1206.

Sept. 27 South Campus will hold Charlar con Cafe 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room. Students can relax and chat over coffee and Mexican sweetbread. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-4154.

Sept. 27 TR student activities will host Library on the Loose 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Riverfront Cafe. The mobile library will have books and videos celebrating Hispanic Heritage available for checkout. For more information, contact TR student activities at 817-515-1206.

Sept. 29 Spanish assistant professor Ivan Mino will present Ecuador: Land of Contrasts 10-11:20 a.m. in the SE library (ESED 1200). Students will learn about the ecology and culture of Ecuador. For more information, contact SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 3 South Campus will host Pintando con un Artista 3-4:30 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room. Students are invited to stop by and learn basic painting and design skills with the direction of South fine arts adjunct instructor Martin Molina. For more information, contact South student activities at 817-515-4154.

Oct. 3 TR student activities will host El Peso Hero 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Tahita Fulkerson Library. Students are encouraged to drop by and hear the tales of social justice through the comic book El Peso Hero. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-1206.

Oct. 5 SE club and organizations will hold the Kermes fundraising event in the main commons 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Funds will be contributed to a community organization. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 5 TR student activities will host Noche de Salsa 5:30-7 p.m. in TR Plaza. Students will be treated to salsa dancing lessons for free. Contact student activities at 817-515-1206 for more information.

Oct. 12 South Campus will host a Blue Zone cooking demonstration starting at 11:30 a.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. Students will learn how to prepare a Hispanic dish from a Blue Zone-certified chef. Contact student activities at 817-515-4154 for more information.

Oct. 12 Homenaje a Nuestra Herencia, a SE tribute, will take place 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the ballroom. The event includes artistic presentations and refreshments. Although entry is free, activities will cost. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 13 TR student activities will host a talk with John Hernandez noon-1 p.m. in the Tahita Fulkerson Library. Hernandez, CEO of the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will speak with students about his journey and experience as a businessman and entrepreneur. For more details, contact student activities at 817-515-1206.

Oct. 13 South Campus will host Success of Nuestra Gente 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room. Students can hear about the success of peers, TCC faculty and community leaders. Contact student activities at 817-515-4154 for more information.

Oct. 20 All campuses will join for Abrazando al Exito 6-8 p.m. in the Action A Suite on TR. The event is themed as “Los Caminos de Nuestros Suenos” and will include a student summit, networking sessions and a guest speaker. This will be the district’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. For more information, contact student activities on any campus. TR, 817-515-1206; SE, 817-515-3595; South, 817-515-4154; NW, 817-515-7795; NE, 817-515-6644.

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