Monday, September 17, 2012

Paying Tribute to Hispanic Americans

During Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th through October 15th) the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. From hispanicheritagemonth.gov. Photo: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor in 2009. May 26, 2009. Photo by Stacey Ilys. From whitehouse.gov and featured on hispanicheritagemonth.gov.

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH AT TWU

TWU Libraries
Using the one-stop research tool TWUniversal Search (accessible from the TWU Libraries homepage), a search for hispanic heritage yields wide-ranging results in a variety of formats (journal articles, audio visual materials, books, e-books, newspaper articles and more) from the collections of the TWU Libraries in Dallas and Denton.


Pachanga
The Office of Intercultural Services (OIS) and Food Services kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with Pachanga (Spanish for party) on Wednesday, September 19th from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Student Union Underground. For an $8.66 entrance fee (with tax) enjoy great food, entertainment and Latin Music. For more information contact OIS at 940-898-3634.

Enjoy.

~Sandy Cochran

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