Hispanic Heritage Month


 Hispanic Heritage Month

HispanicHeritage Calendar2022


Distinguished Lecture Series at PPHM- Dr. Rachel V. Gonzales-Martin

6 PM Reception | 6:45 PM Lecture | 8 PM Program Concludes

Quinceañera: Ritual, Celebration, & Coming of Age

Addressing issues of gender, beauty, assimilation, ritual, & identity from the Latina/o

perspective, from her dissertation, "Dreaming in Taffeta: Imagining an American Quinceañera" (2014).

 PPM speaker


September 20

Mi Gente Panel & Plática

5:30 PM Reception/ Meet & Greet |6 PM Panel | 7 PM Plática/ Discussion at JBK Legends.

An opportunity to learn more about the contributions, concerns, & common goals of the Hispanic & Latinx

community on campus; the importance of financial literacy, health & wellness, & cultural identity.

 Hispanic Heritage 2022 Panels

 Hispanic Heritage 2022 Mi Gente Panel


October 4

Hispanic Heritage Month: Laughs and Loteria

6 PM Saul Rodriguez Comedy | 7 PM Loteria JBK Legends

WT graduate Saul Rodriguez, a local Hispanic comedian. Mexican bingo, food, & prizes hosted by Frank Navarrete.

Hispanic Heritage 2022 Loteria


October 17

Distinguished Lecture Series Astronaut Dr. Ellen Ochoa

JBK Legends at 6:00 PM

Spend an evening with Dr. Ellen Ochoa—the first Latina in space—who has charted a dazzling & inspirational career path.

Ellen Ochoa Poster

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Office for Diversity and

Inclusion at 806.651.8482,, or