Student Life

Hispanic Heritage Month

2023 Events

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Sept. 13, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Welcome Back BBQ
Hispanic Heritage Month Kick Off with Roshay Salsa Takeover
HCC Courtyard

Sept. 15, 6 - 9 p.m.
Latin Dance Night, Dancing for Dollars
Fundraiser to benefit the Community Education Project in Holyoke

Sept. 15 - 17
Latin American Independence Day Exhibit
A timeline exhibit highlighting the history of Latin American countries' path to independence.
HCC Library

Sept. 17, 11 a.m. 
Join the HCC contingent at the Springfield parade.
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Sept. 20, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
The Documentary of El Grito De Lares

El Grito de Lares was the first major revolt against colonial Spanish rule in Puerto Rico. Join us in viewing a documentary of this important historical event.
Leslie Phillips Theater

Sept. 27, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Duo Alturas Concert
Duo Alturas performs a musical program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Chilean coup and the deaths of Salvador Allende, Victor Jara, and Pablo Neruda the same month.
Leslie Phillips Theater

Sept. 30, Noon - 4 p.m.
Nuestras Raices Annual Harvest Festival
This event celebrates our culture and diversity, folklore, art, food, language through music, dances, and other cultural activities that promote economic opportunities for our local farmers, locally owned businesses, and artists.
La Finca: 24 Jones Ferry Road, Holyoke

Oct. 4, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
LatinX Fiesta
Food, music, crafts, and a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Campus Center Cafeteria

HCC Mural Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 11 a.m.
Join El Centro and muralist Betsy Casañas to honor and celebrate our campus murals and all they symbolize for the institution and the community. We'll start at the outside mural and then make our way indoors to the El Centro murals.
Campus Center Courtyard

Oct. 11, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
PODEMOS Scholarship Fundraiser
Support scholarships for Latinx students at HCC by purchasing delicious food! Sponsored by the Hispanic Leadership Committee.
Campus Center Cafeteria

Oct. 18, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Holyoke Mural Tour
Tour of the 2023 Beyond Walls sponsored murals in downtown Holyoke. Limited seating on a first come, first serve basis.
S Lot, Campus Center