National Hispanic Heritage Month Events
September 20, 2021
All are invited to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with workshops and events Sept. 20-Oct. 15 sponsored by the Diversity Resource Center. For more information on any events, please contact the Diversity Resource Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or (208) 282-3142.
Sept. 20: “Breaking the Traditional Mold: The Dichotomy of Merging Cultures” by Bea Valencia, MPA, Graduate Pathway Specialist, Graduate School, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Diversity Resource Center, Rendezvous, Room 129
Sept. 28: “History of the Controversial Word and How to Pronounce It: Latinx, Hispanics, Latinas, Latinos, Chicanas, Chicanos, Mexican-American- What’s in a Name?” by Osciel Salazar, Associate Director, CAMP, Access and Opportunity, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Diversity Resource Center, Rendezvous, Room 129
Oct. 5: “National Heritage Month, Panel Discussion: Advancing Latino Women in the Workforce” Moderator Sonia Martinez, MPA, STEM Diversity and Outreach Coordinator, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Diversity Resource Center, Rendezvous, Room 129
- Monica Kay Cervantes, environmental compliance, Idaho National Labs
- Aylin Martinez, registered nurse, doctoral student in nursing
- Lupe Castaneda, mortgage lender, business owner
- Diana Carillo Laris, human resources specialist
- Bea Valencia, MPA, Graduate Pathway Specialist, Graduate School
- Dr. Marilu Perez, Critical Materials Institute, Ames Laboratory
- Maria Alvarez, entrepreneur, mortgage lender
Oct. 12: “National Hispanic Heritage Month, Panel Discussion: Student Life through the Hispanic Lens” Moderator Juanita Gonzalez, advisor/counselor TRIO Student Support Services, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Diversity Resource Center, Rendezvous, Room 129
Oct. 15: “Hispanic Poetry and Literature Reading” presented by the ISU Chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science” 10 a.m. to noon Diversity Resource Center, Rendezvous, Room 129.