National Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off at UNK with Pinata Breaking Thursday

Jenny Holen
Office of Multicultural Affairs, 308.865.8127

The Hispanic Student Association (HSA) and the Office of Multicultural Affairs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are sponsoring the Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Nebraskan Student Union Atrium.

The ceremony, described as a festive pinata breaking, is open to UNK faculty, staff and students as well as the general public. The ceremony is the first in a series of events planned Sept. 15 – Oct. 15.

HSA is a campus organization designed to celebrate the diversity of the Hispanic, Chicano and Latino cultures, and to address the needs and concerns of those students.