SMU celebrates Latino Heritage Month Sept. 17-Nov. 4, 2015

SMU Latino Heritage Month 2015SMU will observe Latino Heritage Month 2015 with food, music, dancing, family activities, a holiday celebration and a voter registration drive.

The festivities begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 with Viva America, an outdoor festival celebrating all Hispanic cultures. Highlights will include Latin food, live performances, a DJ and dancing.

Other events include:

  • A voter registration drive on Monday, Sept. 22 at the West Bridge, Hughes-Trigg Student Center, organized by College Hispanic American Students (CHAS), and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
  • The traditional Family Weekend La Familia Luncheon on Sunday, Nov. 1 in the Hughes-Trigg Ballroom.
  • A Dias de los Muertos party with food, drink and holiday activities on Wednesday, Nov. 4 in the Hughes-Trigg Commons.

Latino Heritage Month is sponsored by SMU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. Visit them online at smu.edu/multicultural.