Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month events are held across all four ASU campuses.
Hispanic Heritage Month Dia De Los Muertos Display
Hispanic Heritage month is celebrated from Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
Hispanic Heritage Month Mariachi Band
Musical performances are an important part of the Hispanic Heritage month celebration.

September 15 – October 15

Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 15, celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of  the Chicana/o, Latina/o and Hispanic individuals and groups who identify with and strive to create a more inclusive environment for these communities.

At ASU's West campus, activities include the ¡Salsa-Salsa Fiesta! signature event and other events such as performances, lectures and other opportunities to share community values and cultural experiences.

2016 Schedule:

Morning Roast
Wednesday, Sept. 14
9 am - Noon, Devils' Lair
University Center Building, 2nd Floor
Join us for a variety of pastries and beverages from an array of Hispanic regions and cultures. Hosted by Community and Municipal Relations and Student Engagement. More info:  Sean Wiseman at sean.wiseman@asu.edu or Samantha Fritz at samantha.fritz@asu.edu
 
Fiesta Patrias
Thursday, Sept. 15
4-8 pm, Delph Courtyard
Celebrate the patriotic holidays and independence of various Hispanic/Latin American countries and learn about their culture. There will be various traditional Hispanic foods and musical performances. Open to students and hosted by the Hispanic Honor Society. More information: Luis Guerra at oli_is_here@yahoo.com
 
Express Yourself at Food Truck Tuesday
Tuesday, Sept. 20
11 am - 2 pm, Center Mall Stage at Fletcher Lawn
Come join us at Food Truck Tuesday for a cultural talent show that showcases the talents of ASU students through various art forms to find one performer to kick off the ¡Salsa-Salsa Fiesta! Hosted by Student Engagement and the Hispanic Honor Society. More information: Luis Guerra at oli_is_here@yahoo.com
 
¡Salsa-Salsa Fiesta! 
Wednesday, Sept. 28
5-7 pm, Verde Dining Pavilion
Make salsa with provided ingredients, acquire new recipes with ingredient preferences among different regions, and learn how to salsa dance. Awesome door prizes given to salsa competitors and dancers! Prize package also awarded for the best salsa! Enjoy free chips, salsa, ice cream and beverages. A variety of Latin cuisine is available at the dining hall.
 
This Hispanic Heritage Month signature event at ASU's West campus is free and open to students, faculty/staff and the public.
Parking is available in the North Zone (lots 10, 11 and 12) for $3 per hour.
Hosted by Community and Municipal Relations, Student Engagement and the Hispanic Heritage Committee.
More information:  Samantha Fritz at samantha.fritz@asu.edu
 
Sparky's Kitchen celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Thursday, Oct. 13
5-7 pm, Sun Devil Fitness Center Kitchen
Join us for a fun and interactive cooking demonstration with great Hispanic flavors and flair. Hosted for students by Student Engagement and Health Services. More information: Sean Wiseman at sean.wiseman@asu.edu
 
Conversation with Martha Gonzalez
ASU Gammage Guest Residency Artist
Thursday, Oct. 20
6-7:30 pm, Second Stage West
Join us for an intimate discussion and Q&A with ASU Guest Residency Artist, Martha Gonzalez. Gonzalez is a Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, "Artivista," PhD professor at Scripps College in music and feminism as well as a community organizer.
Open to the public. Admission is free. Space is limited.
 

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For more information about upcoming events and Hispanic Heritage Month at ASU’s West campus call 602-543-5300 or e-mail westevents@asu.edu.

For information about cultural engagement on all ASU campuses, visit https://eoss.asu.edu/student-engagement.


This webpage will be updated each year before Hispanic Heritage Month.