September 1, 2023
Delta College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 - October 15 with special themed events to recognize the incredible contributions, influence and history of the Hispanic and Latino community.
On Monday, September 18 at 11am, the Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off event will occur
in the lower west student lounge on the main campus and the student commons at the
Downtown Saginaw and Midland Centers. Enjoy delicious food and receive information
on upcoming events, including a trivia night, Tejano music celebration, discussion
panel and more.
Additional events planned for the month include:
Virtual Hispanic Heritage Trivia
Tuesday, September 19 at 12pm, Zoom www.delta.edu/HHMtrivia: Please join the student and civic engagement department for Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia. We will be awarding various prizes.
Celebrating Historical Hispanic and Latino Figures
Every day, Friday, September 15 – Sunday, October 15
Main Campus, Downtown Saginaw and Downtown Midland Centers: Come view famous Hispanic and Latino figures who have changed the course of history. We will have information on the main campus in the lower west student lounge and at the Downtown Saginaw and Midland Centers in the student commons.
High School Visit Workshop at the Downtown Saginaw Center
Thursday, September 28 at 8:30am
Downtown Saginaw Center: High school students will have the opportunity to visit the Downtown Saginaw Center to view the courses offered, such as skilled trades, nursing, dental assistants, and more. Students will be able to engage with current college students and faculty.
Celebrating the Meaning Behind Hispanic Heritage Month
Tuesday, October 3 at 11am
Main Campus, Downtown Saginaw and Downtown Midland Centers: A presentation of historical information will be displayed to create awareness around the meaning behind the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. We will have information on the main campus in the lower west student lounge and at the Downtown Saginaw and Midland locations in the student commons.
Brown Bag Celebrating Historical Hispanic and Latino Figures
Wednesday, October 4 at 10am
Downtown Saginaw Center: In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Delta will show a movie about Dolores Huerta viewers call "energetic" and "exuberantly inspiring." Rebel, activist, feminist and mother, Dolores is an amazing force for social justice, and a hero to agricultural workers and many others. This documentary screening is in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which will be followed with a question-and-answer period by Delta history professor Dr. Amy French.
Circle of Wisdom: Intergeneration Dialogue
Tuesday, October 26 at 11am
Downtown Saginaw Center: A discussion panelist of multi-generational community members explores the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month, by sharing their insights and experiences relating to the past, present and future. Our youth will share their perspectives on current issues occurring around them in our community and world.
Celebrating “Tejano Music” Delta College Broadcasting
Saturday, October 28 at 1:00pm – 3:30pm
Main Campus – Broadcasting (A Wing): A presentation of historical will be displayed to create awareness around the genre of “Tejano Music.” Come and meet Miguel Mendoza a.k.a. “Gueroman” who will broadcast live from Studio B in Delta College Public Media at main campus. Light snacks will be provided.
For more information, please contact Monica Hernandez at email@example.com or Alison Ginter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Ashley Terrell, Writer.