St. Edward's University Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
St. Edward’s University will celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day during its annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre festivities. For the ninth consecutive year, the St. Edward’s Ballet Folklorico will bring the sights and sounds of Mexico to the hilltop. TA Brown Elementary School Ballet Folklorico will also perform traditional dances.
The Diez y Seis de Septiembre celebration kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. This year’s theme is “La Cultura es Vida” or “Culture is Life.”
The St. Edward’s community is invited to join in the following activities:
- Diez y Seis De Septiembre Celebration: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 11:45 a.m.-1p.m
- Noche de Poetas: Thursday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.
- Bilingual Mass: Sunday, Sept. 20, 9 p.m.
- Tianguis Market: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
St. Edward's is committed to maintaining a diverse campus community. The university has been recognized by Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education as a "Top 100 Schools Graduating Hispanics." And, the university was named “One of the Best Schools for Hispanic Students” by Hispanic Magazine.
For individuals with disabilities who may require special accommodations, please contact Student Life at 448-8422 no later than four days before the event so that proper consideration may be given to the request.