Office of Multicultural Affairs, 308.865.8127
The Hispanic Student Association (HAS) and the Office of Multicultural Affairs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 14 – Oct. 15, on the campus.
Opening the celebration will be a piñata breaking between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Nebraskan Student Union. The ceremony is the first in a series of events designed to celebrate the diversity of the Hispanic, Chicano and Latino cultures.
Members of HAS and Ladies Mix will give free salsa lessons and host a dance night from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Mantor Hall Lounge. On Thursday, Oct. 12, there will be an Hispanic Heritage Forum at 6 p.m. in Room 142 of Copeland Hall.
A closing ceremony dinner and dance from 6-11 p.m. will cap the month of activities off on Friday, Oct. 20, in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room.
All events are open to the general public as well as UNK faculty, staff and students.
HSA is a campus organization celebrating diversity and addressing the needs and concerns of the Hispanic, Chicano and Latino cultures.