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FAU Students to Host Events for 2023 National Hispanic Heritage Month

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Hispanic/Latina/o/x Heritage with a series of student-run events beginning Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 15.

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Hispanic/Latina/o/x Heritage with a series of student-run events beginning Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 15. (Photo by Alex Dolce)


Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Hispanic/Latina/o/x Heritage with a series of student-run events beginning Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 15. The events are free and open to FAU students.

The following events will take place at FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road:

Lunch and Learn: Intersectionality Workshop with Black Latina Movement
Friday, Sept. 15 at 1:30 p.m.
Live Oak A and B, Student Union

Multicultural Programming will host a workshop/panel on how intersecting identities impact those who belong within the Hispanic/Latin community. Follow @faumpboca on Instagram for more information.

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United Greek Council: Latin Dance Night

Friday, Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m.

Live Oak A and B, Student Union

Join the United Greek Council, Multicultural Programming and Hispanic/Latino Student Union to kickstart Hispanic Heritage Month with a fun night full of music, dancing and celebration.

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APsi Golden Spotlight: Growing up En La Cultura

Friday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.

Palmetto Palm, Student Union

Join Alpha Psi Lambda for a fun conversation regarding the Hispanic culture and identity.

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Carnival de Barrio

Thursday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m.

Campus Recreation Patio

Join Multicultural Programming in celebrating Hispanic/Latin Heritage Month. The organization will host a find-the-flag seek-and-find as a warmup to its Carnival del Barrio block party. Follow @faumpboca on Instagram for more information.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Tailgate

Saturday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m.

Location TBA

Join Multicultural Programming, Hispanic/Latino Student Union and United Greek Council for a tailgate celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and then cheer on the Owls’ football team as it takes on Tulsa at FAU Stadium.

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Colores con COSO

Tuesday, Oct. 10, from noon to 2 p.m.

Sugar Palm, Student Union

Join the Council for Student Organizations to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with crafts and food.

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The following event will take place at Spanish River Park, 3001 N State Road A1A, Boca Raton:

Boca Beach Day

Sunday, Oct. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Homecoming, Multicultural Programing, and the Hispanic/Latino Student Union will celebrate the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month with a beach party. There will be a DJ, food and games. Follow @fau_homecoming on Instagram for more information.

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The following event will take place at the John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Drive, in Jupiter:

Salsa Under the Stars

Thursday, Oct. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m.

SR149, The Burrow

Come to The Burrow for an exhilarating salsa dance lesson led by a professional instructor, followed by delightful refreshments to complete this immersive experience.

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The following event will take place at FAU’s Broward campuses:

Sensational Block Party

Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Student Union, SD105, 3200 College Ave., Davie campus

Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

HE-610 Student Lounge, 111 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale campus

Thursday, Sept. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Poolside, 101 North Beach Road, SeaTech campus, Dania Beach

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, food, and activities at these block parties.

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For more information, visit the following Instagram accounts: @faumpboca, @fau_hlsu, @fau_homecoming and @fauaspi.

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