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Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month 2016

Honoring our Heritage. Building our Future.


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.

College Committee Photo Gallery


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, Student 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

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