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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 drc@isu.edu 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

 

Panelists: 

 

  • 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.


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