Cal State Fullerton is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month this year with a variety of activities and events for students, faculty and staff.
The month, which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, promotes the cultural legacies and traditions of Latin American nations and highlights the contributions and history made by the Latinx community.
CSUF was designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution in 2004 and continues to be home to a large population of campus members who identify as Latinx, including 46.2% of its students.
Heritage month activities include:
- Sept. 13-19 — CSUF’s first-ever National HSI Week celebration aims to bring awareness to the role that HSIs like CSUF play in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in education. See the full list of activities on the HSI website.
- Sept. 14, 1-2 p.m. — “The Cultivation of a Community” presentation hosted by Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs (DIEP) will take a historical look at Orange County, its relationship with the Hispanic community and how that is felt on campus today. Register for the Zoom link.
- Sept. 15, 1-2 p.m. — Latinx Men of Color panel, hosted by the Latinx Community Resource Center (LCRC), Pollak Library, Room 180
- Sept. 16, noon-1:30 p.m. — “Evolution of Terminology Within Latinidad,” hosted by the LCRC, Pollak Library, Room 180
- Sept. 20, 1-2 p.m. — “Triple-Consciousness: Afro-Latinx Experiences,” hosted by the LCRC, Pollak Library, Room 180
- Sept. 20-Oct. 15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. — “Amplifying Latinx Voices in the Colors of Culture Gallery,” hosted by the LCRC, Pollak Library, Room 180
- Oct. 5, 1-2:30 p.m. — “Ni de Aquí, Ni de Allá: Queer Latinx Experiences,” hosted by the LCRC, Pollak Library, Room 180
- Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. — Titan Table Talk: Resiliency in Latinx Communities, hosted by DIEP, University Advancement and the Office of the President. The talk will feature Titans and various community supporters’ perspectives on how they have had to remain resilient in the face of adversity. Register for the Zoom link.