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Events

September 13

HSI Week Kick Off Mercadito

11:30AM - 1:30PM

Red Raider Plaza

Hosted by: Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Start off the inaguaral HSI Week at TTU with a Mercadito to celebrate Hispanic/Latinx organizations, learn about HSI and enjoy food and music.

September 14

What is servingness in Hispanic Serving Institution? Panel presentation.

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Virtual - Register online

Hosted by: Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

This informative panel discussion will provide attendees with opportunities
to learn from leading scholars and administrators regarding the notion
of "servingess" and the advancement of our ability to intentionally serve
our students.

September 15

Lubbock Spanish Day

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Virtual - Register online

Hosted by: Sigma Delta Pi, Chapter Alpha Phi

September 15

El Grito Celebration

7:00PM - 9:30PM

Urbanovsky Park Ampitheather

Hosted by: Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Celebrate and honor the start of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month with performances, food, and dancing

September 17

Friday Lunch Discussion Series featuring Julio Ricardo Varela

12:00PM - 1:00PM

 East Lawn of McClellan Hall

Hosted by: TTU Honors College

We will discuss a variety of topics concerning Latinx representation in
the media, as well as a discussion on the movie “In the Heights.”

September 17

“In The Heights” Movie Special Viewing & Guest Speaker Julio Ricardo Varela

7:00PM

Cinemark Movies 16 (Lubbock, TX)

Hosted by: TTU Honors College

More information about this event, including an RSVP form, can be found here

September 28

Donuts and Diversity

3:00PM - 4:15PM

Virtual - Register online

Hosted by: Rawls College of Business and Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

This session will impart the many Hispanic Serving Institution student services available on our campus, the services discussed are widely accessible.

October 1

Café Con Leche: Una Platica about Empowering Latina/x Women

12:00PM – 1:00PM

Virtual - Register online

Hosted by: Women and Gender Studies and Hispanic Student Society

We invite you to join us for our Feminist Friday noon-hour for a cafe con leche and platica (conversation). Latinx/Hispanic faculty and students from TTU will discuss Latinx heritage and cultura (culture).

October 5

Just Mercy Reading Group

5:30PM – 7:00PM

Virtual - Register online

Hosted by: University Libraries

October 6

Hispanic Lecture Series featuring Dr. Lisa Ramirez from the USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement

6:30PM - 7:30PM

SUB Escondido Theatre

Hosted by: Institutional Diversity

October 6

Dream Ally Training

2:00PM - 3:15PM

SUB Matador Room

Hosted by: Dream Resource Center

Register online: Dream Ally Training Registration Portal (office.com)

October 7

Career Panel

6:00PM - 8:00PM

SUB Mesa Room with a reception in the SUB Playa Room

Hosted by: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and Delta Alpha Omega

This event will bring together professionals to discuss their careers and how being a person of color in the workplace affected their career path.

October 12

R.E.D. (Raiders Engaged in Diversity) Talks – “Brown, Proud & Educated” 

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Virtual - Register online

Hosted by: Staff Senate's Diversity Committee 

October 12

Just Mercy Reading Group

5:30PM – 7:00PM

Virtual - Register online

Hosted by: University Libraries

October 12

Queer Reels, Real Topics Film Screening of Indianara

7:00PM

SUB Escondido Theatre

Hosted by: Student Intersectional Leadership Council and the Office of LBTQIA+

October 13

Hispanic/Latinx Student Organization Fair

11:00AM – 1:00PM

SUB North Plaza

Hosted by: The Fraternity & Sorority Life Office, The Student Involvement  Office, and The Center for Campus Life

October 14

Hispanic/Latinx Student Leadership Roundtable and Discussion

7:00PM – 9:00PM

SUB Matador Room

Hosted by: Student Government Association

Departments and Organizations:

The Spanish Heritage Language Program | CMLL Spanish Program | Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures | TTU 
Program: Mexican American & Latina/o Studies Minor - Texas Tech University - Acalog ACMS™ (ttu.edu) 
Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication (HIHIC) | Research | CoMC | TTU 
Latino(a) Hispanic Faculty & Staff Association | LHFSA | TTU 
HISPANIC STUDENT SOCIETY - Home (ttuhss.net) 
Unidos Por Un Mismo Idioma - TechConnect (campuslabs.com) 
TTU SHPE 
Venezuelan Student Association | Linktree

Resources: 

Chicana/Latina Feminism - Chicanx Latinx Feminism - Guides at Texas Tech University (http://ttu.edu) 
Research Guide - Mexican American & Latina/o Studies Resources - Guides at Texas Tech University (ttu.edu) 

News Stories:

Texas Tech to Host Events During National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week | Texas Tech Today | TTU 
“In the Heights” screening concludes HSI week at Texas Tech | La Vida | dailytoreador.com 
Texas Tech University hosts week-long events to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month | KLBK | KAMC | EverythingLubbock.com 
Tech kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month | | dailytoreador.com
Texas Tech Receives Hispanic-Serving Institution Grant to Improve Lubbock ISD Students' College and Career Readiness
Texas Tech Recognized as a Top University in the U.S. for Hispanic Students

 

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