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© TAMU Hispanic Presidents' Council

September 15-October 15

Join HPC and all our organizations as we celebrate a Hispanic Heritage Month filled with lots of events showcasing Hispanic culture!

Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) is the period to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States and to celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988 on the approval of Public Law 100-402.

List of HMM EventS

Sept. 6 - The Fiestas Patrias Mexicanas of Bryan / College

Station Cultural Event

Fiestas Patrias | 6:00pm - 9:00pm • Palace Theater Historical

Downtown Bryan Main Street Bryan, Texas 77801


Sept. 12 - Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) Kickoff

Hispanic Presidents’ Council | 6:00pm - 8:00pm • MSC 2400


Sept. 15 - Texas A&M Soccer - HHM Match

Texas A&M Athletics | 6:00pm • Ellis Field


Sept. 15 - The Fiestas Patrias Mexicanas of Bryan / College

Station Festival & Parade

Fiestas Patrias | Parade: 12:00pm (noon) and Festival: 1:00pm -

9:00pm • Historical Downtown Bryan, Bryan Street (21st Street

to 23rd Street) Bryan, Texas 77801


Sept. 16 - Oct. 1 - Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy

Dr. Gabriela C. Zapata and Dr. María Irene Moyna (This exhibit is

part of the National Endowment for the Humanities-sponsored

project Growing the Heart of Texas) | 8:00am - 5:00pm •

Academic Building 203


Sept. 16 - Mexican Independence Day Celebration

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity | 2:00pm - 4:00pm • Rudder Plaza


Sept. 17 - Texas A&M Volleyball vs. Oklahoma HHM Match

Texas A&M Athletics | 6:30pm • Reed Arena


Sept. 19 - Mi Casa Es Su Casa Opening Ceremony

MSC CAMAC: A Latinx Programming Committee

6:00pm - 9:00pm • MSC 2400


Sept. 23 - Town Hall: Campus Safety in the Times of Crises

Hispanic Presidents’ Council | 7:00pm - 8:00pm • MSC 2401


Sept. 26 - Documented: Film & Discussion about the

DREAMer Movement

Council For Minority Student Affairs 7:00pm • Rudder 410


Oct. 2 - Caliente

Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)

6:00pm - 9:00 pm • Rudder Plaza

Oct. 3 - Art as a Form of Resistance and Activism

Carlos H. Cantu Endowment and Latinx Community and

Advocacy Association | 5:00pm • Rudder 701


Oct. 4 - Noche de Loteria

MSC SCOLA | 6:00pm - 7:30pm • TBA


Oct. 9 - Women of ALPFA - Maria Elena Salina

Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)

7:00pm - 9:00pm • TBA


Oct. 11 - Adversities Faced in University - Latinx Students

Search for a Better Tomorrow

Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc.

7:00pm - 8:00 pm • Rudder 402


Oct. 24 - Latinx Activists and their Legacy

Texas Rising | 6:30pm • Rudder


Oct. 26 - Film Screening of Precious Knowledge

Latino and Mexican American Studies Minor (LMAS)

6:00pm • Rudder

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