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2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Events at RCC

2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Events at RCC




DATE: September 13, 2013

CONTACT: Maralin Roffino

845 -574-4244


2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Events at RCC

free and open to the public unless otherwise noted

Ramapo- This year, Rockland Community College’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month will begin on Tuesday, September 17.  At this kick-off event, which will be held in conjunction with Club Fest, enjoy the exciting music of the 3D Music Band along with Talia Castro teaching Latin dance steps. Club Fest is an opportunity to learn more about the more than 40 activity clubs available to students at Rockland Community College.


In honor of Hispanic Heritage, the newly re-opened RCC Café will serve Latin cuisine (Spanish rice and chicken quesadillas) each Wednesday through October 15. Also, the artwork of David Rojas and Dave Rojas will be exhibited on the second floor lobby of the Technology Center throughout the month.


Tuesday, September 17

HHM Kick-Off Event
3D Music Band and Latin dance lessons by Talia Castro

12:30-1:30 pm

Student Union

Refreshments served


Thursday, September 19

Film: Guatemala:  The Human Price of Coffee

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Technology Center - Ellipse

Video presentation and discussion
Facilitated by Josephine Tarsia


Thursday, September 26

Artist: Manuel Acevedo

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Technology Center - Ellipse

Facilitated by Eugenio Espinosa


Tuesday, October 8

Career Mosaic: Hispanic Latino Perspective

10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Technology Center – Ellipse
Facilitated by Nilda Aragones

Refreshments served


Monday, October 21

Hispanic Heritage Student Achievement Awards Ceremony

6:30 pm

Cultural Arts Theater

Keynote Speakers: Carmen A. Pacheco, Esq. and Betty Lugo, Esq.

For recognition of Academic Achievement, Artistic Talent, Leadership Activities, Personal Accomplishments, or Leadership Activities. For RCC students and local HS Seniors.  
By invitation only



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