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Broward College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

   
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (September 14, 2015) –September 15 marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Broward College is hosting several special events, including –

Hispanic Heritage Month Commencement

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Broward College North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Breezeway

Broward College’s North Campus is hosting a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with special performances that will include Flamenco dancers and other Hispanic cultural traditions. For more information, contact Joseph Pickering at 954-201-2009 or jpickeri@broward.edu.

 

Cine Argentino with Adriana Bianco

Thursday, Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m.

Broward College South Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Room 71, Room 101

Argentinean artist and scholar Adriana Bianco will discuss Latin American cinema and social topics affecting contemporary South America. For more information, visit http://www.bsoca.com, or contact the Lupe Figueras at 954-201-8719 or mfiguer@broward.edu.

 

Jesus Nebot: Immigration Reform

Monday, Oct. 5, noon to 2 p.m.

A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, Building 17, Room 425
As a former undocumented immigrant, Jesus Nebot is a national spokesperson on immigration reform. For more information, contact Omoy Watson at 954-201-4881 or owatson@broward.edu.

 

Real Talk Series: Latin American Topics

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.                                                                                                                

Broward College South Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Performing Cultural Arts Theater (PCAT), Building 68b                                                                                                                                                      

This event includes a panel discussion of local artists who will address the current political and economic situation in Cuba, as well as the cultural exchange taking place between Cuba and South Florida. For more information, visit http://www.bsoca.com or contact the Lupe Figueras at 954-201-8719 or mfiguer@broward.edu.

 

Latin America Exposed

Tuesday, Oct. 13, noon to 2 p.m.

A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, Building 17, Room 425

A panel of students from multiple Latin America countries will share the differences and similarities of their home countries in a fun and interactive atmosphere. For more information, contact Omoy Watson at 954-201-4881 or owatson@broward.edu.

 

Mostly Boleros
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.                                                                                                                

Broward College South Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Building 69, Room 133

Broward College presents a night of Hispanic music and food. For more information, visit http://www.bsoca.com, or contact the Lupe Figueras at 954-201-8719 or mfiguer@broward.edu.

 

Real Talk Series: Latin American Topics

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.                                                                                                                

Broward College South Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Performing Cultural Arts Theater (PCAT), Building 68b

Broward College History Professor Rudi Jean-Bart will host a discussion on a current policy in the Dominican Republic that seeks to deport potentially hundreds of thousands of Haitians. For more information, visit http://www.bsoca.com or contact the Lupe Figueras at 954-201-8719 or mfiguer@broward.edu.

 

Hispanic Heritage Month Closing
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Broward College North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Breezeway

Broward College’s North Campus is hosting a Hispanic Heritage Month closing celebration. As part of the event, local salsa band “JSalsa & Orq Expression” will perform a free concert. For more information, contact Joseph Pickering at 954-201-2009 or jpickeri@broward.edu.

 

For more information, contact Angela Nicoletti at 954-201-7939 or anicolet@broward.edu.

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