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CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2016

 

Wednesday, September 28
3:00 - 5:00 PM
It's new location, SAC First Floor
Please join us for the Grand  Opening of the UNITI Cultural  Center in its new location in the  Student Activities Center (SAC,  First Floor) 


Wednesday, October 5 
        
Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony  ← click here for poster
1:00 - 2:20 PM (Campus Life Time)
Student Activity Center Ballroom A
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Lori Flores

This year's theme is "Esta es nuestra historia  / This is our Story.”  Proclamation presented by President Samuel L. Stanley.  Please join our keynote speaker, Dr. Lori A. Flores, Assistant Professor of History as we celebrate our 27th Annual Opening Ceremony with our campus community and neighbors.  Entertainment and food will be provided.  All are invited.

 

Saturday, October 8
Havana Cuba All-Stars
8:00 PM
Staller Center for the Arts

Performing both original songs that honor the people of Cuba as well as traditional ones, the Havana Cuba All-Stars bring us the musical legacy of Cuba, a country that is emerging into the U.S. consciousness as never before. With bongos, steel guitar and congas, their music is sure to have you moving to its infectious Cuban rhythm. Main Stage $38, Renaissance Jazz sponsored by Renaissance Technologies

 

Wednesday, October 19
A Conversation with Cristina Henríquez, Author of The Book of Unknown Americans: A novel
4:00 PM
Location:TBA

Author Cristina Henríquez of the first-year reading will share her insights about her work. The Book of Unknown Americans, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s Top 10 Books of the Year. It was chosen one of the best books of the year by BookPage, Oprah.com, and School Library Journal.  Seating is limited so please arrive early to guarantee a seat. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Undergraduate Colleges. 

 The Book of Unknown Americans

 

Wednesday, November 2 
Hispanic Heritage Month  27th Annual Awards Closing Ceremony
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Student Activity Center Ballroom A

Theme:  "Esta es nuestra historia  / This is our Story.”  Join us to celebrate and recognize the achievements and contributions of Faculty, Staff, and Students. Open to all.  For donations or for ticket information call: 632-6280.

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