Hispanic Heritage Month Events
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Tuesday, September 28, 2010 • Conexión Latina: Enhancing Your Career Path
Time and Location: 7:00-8:30 P.M. – Fulton Honors Library
Join professionals representing a wide range of fields in various industries. Come and network as you learn about the paths that enhanced the careers of these individuals. It’s never too early or late to build relationships!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 • ¡Bienvenidos!
Time and Location: 4:30-7:00 P.M. – Vanderslice Hall, Cabaret Room
The Latino/as at Boston College would like to welcome everyone in the Latino community to joins us. Come and meet new students, faculty, and staff. Enjoy Latino cuisine, raffles, prizes, souvenirs, gift basket, performance by “Fuego”. You do not need to be Latino/a to participate.
Sunday, October 3, 2010 • Organization of Latin American Affairs (O.L.A.A.) General Meeting
Time and Location: 6:00 P.M. – Vanderslice Hall, Cabaret Room
Details will be provided during O.L.A.A.’s First General Meeting. If you missed the first meeting, do not miss this one! This is a great opportunity to get involved and assist with the various activities.
Monday, October 4, 2010 • The Catholic Church in Cuba
Time and Location: 7:00 P.M. – Higgins, Room 300
This will be an exploration of the state of the Catholic Church in Cuba and the current human rights situation on the island. Panelists: Boston College Professor Roberto Goizueta, who is a Margaret O'Brien Flatley Professor of Catholic Theology and the former president of the Catholic Theological Society of America, Harvard Professor and Vice Provost for International Affairs Jorge Domínguez, and Consuelo Isaacson* of Caritas Catholic Charities. *Invited
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 • Dr. A. Enrique Caballero, MD
Time and Location: 6:00-7:00 P.M. – Yawkey Center, Murray Function Room
Dr. A. Enrique Caballero, MD, director of the Joslin Latino Diabetes Initiative, will present the latest research on obesity and diabetes affecting the Latino community.
Thursday, October 7, 2010 • Otro Mundo: Service and Study Abroad in the Spanish-Speaking World
Time and Location: 6:30 P.M. – Fulton Hall, Room 511
Listen to the experiences of four BC students who have completed service trips in Latin America or who have studied abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. Come with a guest and you will both have a chance to win promotional giveaways to El Pelón Taquería.
Friday, October 8, 2010 • Community Service at Cor Unum
Time and Location: 4:00-7:00 P.M. – Lawrence, MA
The Latino/as at Boston College (L@BC) will be welcoming and serving food to the Lawrence community at Cor Unum. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.