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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Seminole State

Seminole State College of Florida’s Office of Student Life will host Hispanic Heritage Month activities featuring food and cultural activities at each of the College’s campuses.

Hispanic Heritage Month runs through Oct. 15. Events will be held on the following dates:

  • Fiesta Night: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 4-6 p.m., Heathrow Atrium
    Featuring authentic Hispanic foods and music.

  • Café con SGA: Thursday, Sept. 28, Noon – 2 p.m., Oviedo Patio
    Featuring salsa lessons, café con leche/Hispanic coffee and Hispanic pastries.

  • Fiesta De Altamonte: Tuesday, Oct. 10, Noon – 2 p.m., Altamonte Springs Lawn
    Featuring trivia, Latin food and giant dominos game. In collaboration with Hispanic Student Association and Club Lakay.

  • Hispanic Cultural Experience: Wednesday, Oct. 11, Noon – 2p.m., Sanford/Lake Mary Student Center (C-108)
    Featuring authentic Hispanic foods and cultural dance lessons.

More than 25 percent of the student body at Seminole State is Hispanic, making Seminole State an official Hispanic Serving Institution. Additionally, the College’s President, Dr. E. Ann McGee, was named the Hispanic Community Champion at the annual Don Quijote Awards Gala hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando and Prospera. The award recognizes a non-Hispanic individual who has lead by example in supporting the progress of the Hispanic community in Central Florida.

 

The Office of Student Life at Seminole State, which has offices at all four campuses, oversees more than 30 student clubs and organizations, provides free student activities and entertainment, and hosts leadership retreats for students. For more information, please visit the Student Life website.

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