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Latinx History Month 2018

September 15 2018 - October 24 2018

Latinx History Month 2018

Wednesday, Sept. 12

11:30 a.m – 12 p.m.

ASC Conference Rooms A/B

Study Abroad in Spanish-Speaking Countries 

Monday, Sept. 17

10:00 a.m.

Chapel of the Abiding Presence

Juntos Oramos

Wednesday, Sept. 19

6 p.m.
Hein Dining Hall

Diez y Seis Celebration Come and dine with the crew at Hein as Chef Ernie prepares savory Mexican foods inspired by the rich heritage of our local cultures.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

7 p.m.

Location: Dunne Conference Center (Tschoepe Hall)

Jose Luis Zelaya: I Am College Material!  


Jose Luis Zelaya is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Urban Education Program at Texas A&M University. As a first-generation, Dreamer, his motivational talk will inspire students in their educational journey. 

Monday, Oct. 1

10:00 a.m.

Chapel of the Abiding Presence

Juntos Oramos

Wednesday, Oct. 3

10:00 a.m.

Chapel of the Abiding Presence

Mariachi Mass

7:30 p.m

Center For Mexican American Studies

Lotería Night

Monday, Oct. 15

10:00 a.m.

Chapel of the Abiding Presence

Juntos Oramos

Tuesday, Oct. 16

7:30 p.m

Dunne Conference Center

Jessie Degollado, Reporter for KSAT 12 News in San Antonio


With KSAT 12 News since 1984, Degollado is a general assignments reporter who covers a wide variety of stories every day. Raised in Laredo and working as an reporter at KRGV in the Rio Grande Valley, she is especially familiar with border and immigration issues. Educated in Laredo public schools, with a journalism degree from Baylor University, she has also received several awards in recognition of her longstanding career. They include the 2014 Outstanding Alumna Award from the Baylor University Journalism Department, the 2012 Henry Guerra Lifetime Achievement Award from the San Antonio chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and the Alegre Award in 2016 from Norteno Radio. In 2007, she was inducted into the San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame. 

Tiffany Huertas, Video Journalist for KSAT 12 News San Antonio 


Reporter Tiffany Huertas is known for her in-depth storytelling and her involvement with the community. Huertas comes from the Rio Grande Valley, where she was a weekend anchor and reporter for KGBT-TV. During her time there, she covered national stories on immigration, border corruption and challenges young children in detention centers face. Huertas won an award for Hard News from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists in 2016 for a story about cartel couriers in South Texas. Her work covering Latino issues also earned her an award nomination at the 2016 NAHJ Awards. She was recognized with the Lone Star Flag by state Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. for her coverage along the Texas-Mexico border. Prior to her time in Texas, she was a reporter at WJHG-TV in Panama City Beach, Florida, and a writer for WSVN-TV in Miami. Huertas was also part of the first class in Telemundo Network's Media Futures Program. She spent two semesters learning the ins and outs of the Spanish news business. She graduated from Florida International University with a journalism and mass communications degree along with a minor in tourism and political science.

Friday, Oct. 19

10:00 a.m.

Chapel of the Abiding Presence

Morning Strings Celebrating Latinx History & Heritage

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Wupperman Little Theatre

Diana Lopez, "Coco: A Story About Music, Family and Shoes"


Diana Lopez will read her from her book and talk with students. Following that, there will be a book signing and screening of the Disney Pixar Film "Coco," at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday Oct. 31

10:00 a.m.

Chapel of the Abiding Presence

Altares: Recordando a los nuestros/Remembering our Loved Ones

Join the Mexican American Students Association and Mexican American Studies majors as they celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with altares and pan de muerto. The TLU Mariachi Band Oro y Negro will also perform. 

Sunday, Nov. 4

2 – 4:00 p.m.

Teatro de Artes de Juan Seguin 

Calaveras y Poesía: Celebrando Día de los muertos


Events sponsored by the Brown Cultural Endowment Fund, World Languages and Cultures and the Spanish Studies Program, Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) and the Mexican American Studies Program, First Year and Campus Programs, Mexican American Student Association, International Education, English and Communication Studies, School of Music, Women’s Studies Program, the Department of History, African American Studies, Mexican American Student Association (MASA), Hein Dining Hall, and Campus Ministry.

For more information, email the Center For Mexican American Studies or call 830-372-6073.


September 15, 2018 12:00 AM Central Latinx History Month 2018

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