Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off Sept. 15

The Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO), the Muticultural Affairs Center (MAC) and multicultural service/social sorority Sigma Lambda Gamma, announced this week that Sept. 15-Oct. 15 will be Hispanic Heritage Month at Truman State University.

Hispanic Heritage Month will see a variety of events on campus that are meant to raise awareness for Hispanic heritage. HALO and MAC sponsor a Spicy First Sunday Dinner at 5 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Ryle Hall Main Lounge. Following that up is the movie “Mojados: Through the Night,” sponsored by Sigma Lambda Gamma and HALO, at 8 p.m. Sept. 28 in Violette Hall 1000.

October has three events scheduled, beginning with a dinner and discussion of film with special guest John Fraire, associate vice president for enrollment management, at 8 p.m. Oct. 3 in the West Campus Suites Main Lounge. The event is sponsored by Sigma Lambda Gamma and MAC. A Latin dance fiesta, sponsored by HALO and MAC will take place from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Oct. 6 in the West Campus Suites Main Lounge. A Latin band will perform.

Contact Nohemi Alvarez at na301@truman.edu or at 816.588.2808 for more information.
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