Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Submitted by Ellen Palms on

President Ana Mari Cauce shares her celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, and invites us to explore the many contributions of Hispanic and Latinx faculty, staff, students and alumni to history, culture and scientific achievement, as well as the impact of Latinx artists and thinkers on our campuses. 

National Hispanic Heritage Month began in 1968 as a week, and expanded to a full month in 1988. The designation was created to draw attention to the vibrant and diverse group of Americans who have origins in Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and South America.

Read her full post here.