Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Rutgers University–Camden

Hispanic Heritage Month flag at Rutgers University–Camden

The Hispanic Heritage Month flag flies over the Campus Center at Rutgers University–Camden.

Rutgers University–Camden will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a schedule of activities, including:

Panel: Hispanic vs. Latino
Thursday, Sept. 19 | 7 p.m.
Conference Room West ABC (Campus Center, lower level)
Student-focused panel discussion about Hispanic culture, Hispanic and Latino identity, and the current socioeconomic obstacles Hispanics face in society and institutions of higher education. Hosted by Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority and Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity.

Courageous Conversations: Is Poverty a Black and Brown Phenomenon?
Tuesday, Sept. 24 | 6 p.m.
Student Works Gallery (Campus Center, main level)
Hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, this student-centered conversation is broadly connected to this year’s Rutgers Reads selection, Evicted.

Arroz con Leche
Tuesday, Oct. 8 | 5 p.m.
Raptor Roost (Campus Center, lower level)
Students will be able to learn more about Latin America while they enjoy typical desserts like arroz con leche and a cup of coffee from the region. This event is a Cafe Social where students can interact with one another while tasting traditional coffee and desserts, hosted by our Latin American Students Organization.

Multicultural Masterpieces: Hispanic Heritage Month 2019
Thursday, Oct. 10 | 8 p.m.
Conference Room South BC (Campus Center, lower level)
Join the sisters of Omega Phi Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc. at Multicultural Masterpieces: Hispanic Heritage Edition, a celebration of Hispanic cultures! We will have canvases for participants to paint flags and emblems of different countries.

Panel Discussion with Lambda Theta Alpha and Define American
Tuesday, Oct. 15 | 6 p.m.
Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc. and Define American will work together to host a panel discussion to close out Hispanic Heritage Month 2019.

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