Each year, in the United States, we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.CMASS is collaborating with Latinos Unidos, Anthropology Department, UMass Dining Services, W.E.B.

September 15—October 15, 2015

All Campus

For two nights during the week of October 5-9, self-taught chef, teacher at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America and restaurant owner Iliana de la Vega, will delight your palate with bold, simple and pure traditional Mexican cuisine.

October 5—October 9, 2015 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

All Dining Commons

We are blocking off a portion of Infirmary Way to host an interactive party with live music, food, games, and crafts! 

October 8, 2015
3:30 pm-6:30 pm

New Africa House

El Cuatro and intersections of string instrument in North and South America.

October 8, 2015
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Campus flu clinic for students and other University Health Services (UHS) patients

October 9, 2015
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Screening of a documentary that narrates the stories of mothers searching for their missing children in the midst of the Mexican Narco-War.

October 11, 2015
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Columbus Day is observed as an official state holiday by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

October 12, 2015

All Campus

Carin Weiner, M.S., R.D., University Health Services, UMass Amherst, will teach you how to provide healthy meals for your family.  Copies of Leanne Brown's cookbook 'Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4.00 A Day' will be distributed to participating families.   

October 12, 2015
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Various Locations

Due to the observance of the Columbus Day holiday on Oct. 12, a Monday class schedule will be followed today.

October 13, 2015
8:00 am

Undergraduate students from the UMass Eco-Rep program will don protective suits and sort through trash that has been taken from all the residential areas on campus and emptied out onto Student Union Lawn.

October 13, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Student Union Lawn