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Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 Events

During this month, we honor the culture and contributions of both Hispanic and Latin Americans to the United States and the world.
This year’s theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.”

SEPT 15: Roadrunner Fiesta

10:30 AM - 12 PM Student CenterRSVP HERE

Angelina College is kicking off the National Hispanic Heritage events with a Roadrunner Fiesta!

Local Spanish Radio Station Juan 94.7 will broadcast live from our main campus to promote AC services and the month’s events. Raffle will take place to give away T-shirts and AC swag. Departments will hand out informational materials to students and guests. Kick off art and essay contests.

Everyone is welcome! ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

SEPT 20: Movie Night - Adios Amor (Goodbye Love)

6:00 - 7:30 PM Hudgins HallRSVP HERE

In ADIOS AMOR, the discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot – Maria Moreno, a migrant mother who sacrificed everything but her twelve kids in the passionate pursuit of justice for farmworkers. Maria Moreno was the first farm worker woman in America to be hired as a union organizer. Screening will be followed by a panel discussion.

This event is intended for Angelina College students, faculty and staff only. 

SEPT 29: Hispanic Heritage Music Recital

10:55 AM - 11:20 AM Hudgins HallRSVP HERE

Angelina College faculty will feature musical compositions to honor and celebrate Hispanic and/or Latin American music and culture. Led by the Visual & Performing Arts Division.

Everyone is welcome! ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

OCT 6: Live Performance by Juan Carlos & Jeana Ureña

10:55 AM - 11:25 AM Hudgins HallRSVP HERE

Together, the Ureñas will perform their original songs which are created by a unique fusion of intricate guitars, mandolin, and piano; Caribbean, Brazilian, and pop rhythms; poetic Spanish lyrics; and beautiful harmonies. Learn more about Juan Carlos and Jeana Ureña at juancarlosurena.com.

Everyone is welcome! ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

OCT 11: Speaker Jimmy Cabrera

10:55 AM - 12:00 PM Hudgins HallRSVP HERE

In this presentation you will… Find the steps for success… Discover what may be holding you back and what it will take to move forward in becoming the leader you are meant to be… Learn how to turn obstacles and challenges into positive learning experiences. Come with an open mind and be prepared to have fun and experience a high energy, motivational, and educational presentation. Learn more about Jimmy Cabrera at jimmyspeaks.com.

Everyone is welcome! ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH ESSAY CONTEST

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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH ART CONTEST

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