PASADENA, Texas – National Hispanic Heritage Month is just around the corner, and San Jacinto College has scheduled a list of events that are open to students and the public.

From September 15 to October 15, the following events will take place in celebration of the histories, cultures and contributions of people from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Central Campus

Tropicante performance


Time: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Sept. 23

Location: Student Center, building 14



Movie: John Valdez


Time: 11:45 a.m.

Date: Oct. 12

Location: Student Center, building 14



Trivia


Time: 11:45am

Date: Oct. 13


Location: Student Center, building 14

South Campus

Guest Speaker: Phil Martin

Time: 10:10 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.

Date: Sept. 16

Location: S.1.117

“Consejos: Words of Wisdom” Latino/a Faculty Panel for Students

Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Date: Sept. 24

Location: S.12.102

Richard Rodriguez, Hunger of Memory, book discussion

Time: 10:10 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.

Date: Oct. 6

Location: S.7.143

Guest Speaker: Dr. María Gonzalez, Professor with University of Houston

Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Date: Oct. 14

Location: S.6.152

North Campus

Snack Attack- Sweet Breads

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Sept. 15

Location: N8 Lobby

Grito Fest

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Date: Sept. 16

Location: Fine Arts Center

Cesar Chavez Presentation

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Date: Sept. 22

Location: TBD

Loteria

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Sept. 23

Location: Student Center Lobby, N12

Taco USA: A student presentation

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Date: Oct. 15

Location: TBD

The San Jacinto College Central Campus is located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena; South Campus is located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston; and North Campus is located at 5800 Uvalde Road in Houston.

For more updates and information, visit sanjac.edu/events.

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150, visit sanjac.edu, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.