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Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month

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UW-Green Bay celebrates Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month alongside the National Hispanic Heritage Month period from September 15 through October 15. During this timeframe, a team of campus departments and students collaborate to offer a variety of programs which celebrate and recognize the history, culture, contributions, and presence of Hispanic/Latinx people in the United States and our community.

Panadanza dancers sitting in multi-colored skirts with a city skyline in the background

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month
Schedule of Events

September 15 - October 15, 2023

Week 1

Date & TimeActivityLocationSponsors
Tuesday, Sept. 12
10 am - 2 pm & 4-6 pm
Study Abroad Fair*
Ever wondered what it would be like to study abroad? Interested and need more information? Attend the Study Abroad Fair to learn about all of your options to study in a different country!
University Union Phoenix RoomsOffice of International Education
Tuesday, Sept. 12
7 pm
Fogata Bajo La Luna (OLA Kickoff Meeting)
Join Organización Latino Americana (OLA) for their first meeting of the semester with a bonfire in Phoenix Park!
Phoenix ParkOrganización Latino Americana
Wednesday, Sept. 13
3 pm - 6 pm
Org Smorg
OrgSmorg is the Student Organization Fair as well as this year a Volunteer Fair for we will be sharing the space with area non-profits who are looking for volunteers. OrgSmorg is the very best and easiest way to get connected, meet people and have fun!
Phoenix Park
(Rain location Kress Events Center)
Student Engagement Center
Friday, Sept. 15
11 am - 2 pm
Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff Booth
Stop by to learn more about Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, and all of the upcoming events happening on campus! Takeaways and food will be provided while supplies last.
University Union, near UTIC BoothStudent Engagement Center, Organización Latino Americana, Multicultural Resource Center
Saturday, Sept. 16
3 pm
¡Estamos Aquí!
An outdoor festival celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, art, food and more! Free admission, open to public, everyone is welcome! More information can be found here!
The WeidnerThe Weidner, Casa Alba Melanie, UW-Green Bay, Fox Communities Credit Union, Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, La Mas Grande, New North, Notheast WI Technical College

Week 2

Date & TimeActivityLocationCo-Sponsors
Thursday, Sept. 21
8:15 pm
Zumba Dance Party*
Join us for a night of Zumba and fun at the Kress. Bring your friends
Kress Events CenterUREC, Student Engagement Center, Multicultural Resource Center, Office of International Education, Kress Events Center
Friday, Sept. 22
8 pm - 11 pm
GB Nites*
Take part in a night full of fun at GB Nites! Join us around for a night of fun with live music, salsa dancing, Loteria, walking tacos and mocktails!
University UnionStudent Engagement Center, Organización Latino Americana

Week 3

Date & TimeActivityLocationCo-sponsors
Tuesday, Sept. 26
5 - 7 pm
Jenny Torres Sanchez Author Visit 
Join us for a conversation with Jenny Torres Sanchez, author of “We Are Not From Here,” which follows three Guatemalan teens along their treacherous journey to the United States as they flee violence of their homeland. Light refreshments will be served. Copies of her books will be available for purchase at The Phoenix Bookstore. More information can be found here!
Christie TheatreStudent Engagement Center, Organización Latino Americana, Multicultural Resource Center, UW-Green Bay Libraries
Saturday, Sept. 30
6:30 pm
Weidner Philharmonic - Dance Dance Evolution 
Celebrate the interconnectedness of music and dance with the Weidner Philharmonic! Let the rhythm move you as this symphonic program explores and reimagines dance music genres from around the world!

$13 Phlash Tix available to students!
The WeidnerThe Weidner

Week 4

Date & TimeActivityLocationCo-Sponsors
Wednesday, Oct. 4
5 pm
Arte y Antojos*
Painting, papel picado, piñatas, and more! Join us for an evening of art projects and appetizers. Various art options will be provided. Bring your friends!
University Union Phoenix ClubStudent Engagement Center, Organización Latino Americana, Multicultural Resource Center
 Oct. 7

1:30pm, 4pm, 6:30pm
Movie Showing: Coco
Join us in the movie showings of Coco! At 6:30 pm there will be arts and crafts as well as snacks provided!
Christie TheatreStudent Engagement Center, Organización Latino Americana, Multicultural Resource Center

Week 5

Date & TimeActivityLocationCo-sponsors
Monday, Oct. 9
7 pm
Come with friends and try your luck in a fun game of bingo and win prizes!
University Union Phoenix RoomsStudent Engagement Center, Organización Latino Americana
Tuesday, Oct. 10
7 pm
OLA Meeting
Join Organización Latino Americana (OLA) for their meeting!
Location TBDOrganización Latino Americana
Cost and Admittance

All events are free and many are open to the public. Events marked with an (*) are open to UW-Green Bay students only.

Accessibility Accommodations

If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations, please contact the Student Engagement Center at 920-465-2720