Lone Star's Cy-Fair campus to hold Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Lone Star College-CyFair (LSC-Cy-Fair) will host activities for Hispanic Heritage Month from Wednesday, Sept. 14, through Thursday, Oct. 13.
The celebration kicks off with a lecture series presentation with Judge Reece Rondon’s “My Story”’ on Sept. 14. Other presentations are Dr. Victor Saenz’s “Minority Student Trends in Higher Education” on Thursday, Sept. 22, “Latina Trailblazers” on Thursday, Sept. 29, and Roy Juarez’s “Homeless by Choice” on Monday, Oct. 3, and Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Forums will be held, including “Career Advice from Successful Hispanics” on Monday, Sept. 19, “In Search of Wholeness: The Latino/a Experience” on Wednesday, Oct. 5, and “Hispanic Trailblazers” on Tuesday, Oct. 11.
To learn more about the culture through dance, the Mariachi Imperial will perform on Friday, Sept. 16, the Latin Dance Showcase will be held on Sept. 29, the Folklorico Celebration, featuring students of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10 and a Salsa Concert and Dance Contest will be held on Oct. 13.
People can take part in Mexican cuisine on Friday, Sept. 16, a free Fiesta Feast on Wednesday, Sept. 21, Cuban cuisine on Sept. 29, and Venezuelan cuisine on Monday, Oct. 12.
A film festival featuring “Evita will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 27, and Buena Vista Social Club will be viewed on Oct. 11, as well as the book club How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents on Oct. 13. LSC-CyFair's Faculty Senate and the Friends of the Library are co-sponsoring the Sept. 22 lecture and Oct. 13 book club, respectively.
“The purpose of this celebration is to provide exciting, engaging and academic enhancing activities to promote awareness of the Hispanic culture to all who participate with social, academic and networking opportunities,” said Student Activities Program Manager Daniel Villanueva.
For more information, click here or call 281-290-3270.
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