Hispanic Heritage Month 2016
Honoring our Heritage. Building our Future.
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 • 2:45 - 4:00 pm
Academic II, Room 2315
Short Film Screening - This is The Dominican Republic/Así es la República Dominicana
“Come on a magical video tour of this Caribbean paradise. You will experience the best of the Dominican Republic: its tourist attractions, compelling culture and history, colorful carnivals, spectacular scenery and fantastic people.”
Facilitated by Josephine Tarsia
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Technology Center, Room 8322
In collaboration with CETL’s The Last Good Book I Read
The Distant Marvels, a novel, by Chantel Acevedo, of one woman’s astonishing and tragic tales of brutality, courage, tragedy and love, with which she regales her fellow refugees during a deadly hurricane pounding the island of Cuba, so that the women can keep hope and themselves alive.
Facilitated by Mara-Lee Bierman
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Technology Center, Elipse
Visual Artist/Photographer: Justine Reyes
Facilitated by Eugenio Espinosa
Thursday, October 6, 2016 • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse
In collaboration with the Student Development Center
Career Mosaic: Hispanic Latino Perspective
Successful professionals from a broad range of careers in health, law enforcement, education and government will share their experiences, insight and advice with students.
Facilitated by Nilda Aragones and Irene Deutsch, Career Services
Monday, October 24 & Wednesday, October 26, 2016 • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Cultural Arts Center
by invitation only
Hispanic Heritage Month Student Achievement Awards presented at the NYS Small Business Development Center’s Annual Hispanic Business Awards Luncheon. The efforts and accomplishments of Hispanic/Latino(a) students attending Rockland Community College will be recognized at this luncheon. The eligibility categories are: Academic Achievement, Artistic Talent, Leadership Activities, Personal Accomplishments, Athletic Achievement.
Funded by Student Activities Fees