Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) events at Georgia Tech celebrate and recognize the economic, scientific, cultural, and social contributions of Latinos in the United States. OHI advises a student committee to coordinate efforts with several Hispanic/Latino student organizations in organizing the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration from mid-September to mid-October.
Upcoming HHM events include:
- Kickoff on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Campanile (Rain location: Skiles Courtyard) -- Celebrating Hispanic culture and endeavors, the HHM Kickoff offers live music and food, while guests network and learn more about the corporate sponsors and Hispanic and Latino student organizations.
- Mini World Cup on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at the CRC Stamps Fields -- Provides a friendly competition where students, faculty, and/or staff play on teams that represent different countries across the world.
- To register a team (5-10 players), please contact Nico Urbicain at email@example.com.
- Appreciation Banquet on Monday, October 1, 2018 from 6:30-8 p.m. (location TBA) -- Includes authentic Latin American food and provides an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to interact casually.
- Lecture on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Academy of Medicine -- As part of Institute Diversity’s Intercultural Lecture Series, the inaugural HHM Lecture will feature Esmeralda Santiago, best-selling author, award-winning screenwriter, and essayist, to discuss “The Latinx Community within Contemporary America.” The HHM Lecture is sponsored by Institute Diversity, OHI, and GoSTEM.
All events are free. Casual attire. Registration is needed for the Mini World Cup, Appreciation Banquet, and Lecture.
Click here to view photos from previous HHM events.