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Wacky Nerd Race

Saturday, September 23, at 8 a.m., TAMIU Killam Main Entrance

Come and join the fun as we raise funds for scholarships! Dress up on your Wackiest, Nerdiest look and get your cardio for the day. No pets allowed.


Thursday, September 28, at 7 p.m., Student Center Ballroom

Students will play a game of Loteria as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

"Que Viva México" Organ Performance

Saturday, September 30, at 3 p.m., CFPA Recital Hall

Dr. Campbell, assistant professor of music, will provide organ accompaniment to a silent movie, "Que Viva México." The event is free and open to the public.

"The Oven" Theater Presentation

Thursday, October 5, at 7 p.m., CFPA Theater

Dr. Ilan Stavans from Amherst College will perform a one-man show, "The Oven," which has been performed in theaters throughout New England. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

"Rapsodia del Río Grande" Lecture Presentation

Sunday, October 8, at 2 p.m., LBV 102

Dr. Colin Campbell will provide a presentation on the background and contextualizatioin that led to the commission of the musical composition, "Rapsodia del Río Grande."

"Frontiers of Race and Ethnicity in Hispanic Genealogy" Lecture Presentation

Friday, October 20, at 3 p.m., KL 203

In his presentation, Dr. Aarón Olivas, assistant professor of History, will explore his own family history and delve into the complexities of constructing and deconstructing his Hispanic identity. This lecture is one of a list of activities planned to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Latin American Trumpet and Piano Recital

Thursday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m., CFPA Recital Hall

Dr. Oswaldo Zapata, assistant professor of Music, and Dr. Fritz Gechter, associate professor of Music, will pay tribute to Latin American music with trumpet and piano music. Event is free and open to the public. The event is a part of list of activities planned to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.



For more information on any of the above events, contact Cassandra Wheeler, co-chair of the Intercultural Events and Education Committee, at 956.326.4473, e-mail, or visit Student Center 114F.