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Spanish and Latino Heritage
Week 2006

Sept. 7, 2006 - The Office of Multicultural Affairs on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is sponsoring Spanish and Latino Heritage Week 2006, beginning Monday, Sept. 11, and continuing through Friday, Sept. 15.

“Reaching Beyond Borders” will include various programs with a goal to entertain, inform and enlighten students and visitors on Spanish and Latino culture.

Each event is free and open to the public. For more details, call Jerrod O. Lockhart, assistant dean of students, in the Tribal Leadership Center at 870-972-2055 or via email at

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Monday, Sept. 11 – Kick Off Celebration

Featuring the Los Cantadores – Mariachi Trio

Art Gallery Showcase ­– Featuring prints of Mr. Simón Silva

Free Refreshments – provided by Sodexho

12 Noon – Student Union, Heritage Plaza Lounge


Tuesday, Sept. 12 – Panel Discussion – Immigration …The Battle

Moderated by Maura Lozano-Yancy, Publisher, HOLA! Arkansas

3 p.m. Student Union Mockingbird Room


Wednesday, Sept. 13 – Lecture – LULAC of Arkansas

Featuring Mr. Charles Cervantes, State Executive Director of LULAC

7 p.m. Student Union Auditorium


Thursday, Sept. 14 – SALSA Party

Featuring the world renowned – SALSA Memphis

6 p.m. – Student Union Heritage Plaza Courtyard


Friday, Sept. 15 – Movie Spectacular

PBS Documentary – Beyond Borders

6 p.m. -  Student Union Auditorium


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