¿Fiesta? ¡Sí! Enjoy mouth-watering Hispanic foods, lively Latin music, dance lessons, and soccer games when FSC holds its fourth annual National Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month block party. Then grab your popcorn the following week for an outdoor Hispanic movie! 

Latinx dance lessons and food trucks are among the other offerings. 

  • Block Party - Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the Campus Center. View fun facts and other information about Hispanic countries and the region while grabbing a bite. Plans also include a visit by a representative from a study-abroad program in Spain.
  • Drive-in Movie - Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. in Lot 6. We will be showing Selena
    These events are sponsored by the Office of Student Activities.

The Office of Residence Life also has a tentative schedule of activities in September to celebrate the month:

  • Sept. 27 - Latinx Food Truck Night on the Orchard Hall Lawn.
  • Sept. 28 - Latinx dance lessons in Nold Gym.
  • Sept. 29 - "It's A Fiesta" on the Orchard Hall Lawn.
  • Sept. 30 - Art Through Her Eyes Walkthrough Art Museum in the Sinclair Hall Pit. 
     Celebrated across the country from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, National Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month highlights the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans.

The “month” starts Sept. 15 because that is the anniversary date of five Hispanic countries achieving independence. 

About 26 percent of FSC students identified as Hispanic or Latino in 2021, according to the college’s Office of Institutional Research. “It’s important for students to see a celebration of their heritage and it’s important to keep it going,” said Lukas Miedreich, Associate Director of Student Activities and Greek Life.

“This is extremely positive,” said Dr. Kevin D. Jordan, FSC’s Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence and Chief Diversity Officer. “The college wants to continue to build on these events and increase student engagement.”