Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) events at Georgia Tech celebrate and recognize the economic, scientific, cultural, and social contributions of Hispanics and Latinos in the United States. OHI advises a student committee to coordinate efforts with several Hispanic/Latino student organizations in organizing the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration from mid-September to mid-October.
"Hispanics: Embrace Your Past, Shape the Future"
Latinos/Hispanics in STEM: A Career Path Series featuring Dr. Patricia Hernandez - Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 from 4 - 5 p.m. The virtual seminar shares experiences of successful professionals of Latino/Hispanic heritage working in academia, private industry, and government. Presented by the Latino Organization of Graduate Students (LOGRAS), the GoSTEM Program, and the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). For more information, visit https://gostem.gatech.edu/career-path-series.
- Latin American Movie and Virtual Discussion - Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. via BlueJeans. The audience will watch the multiple award-winning Argentine movie, “The Distinguished Citizen” (“El Ciudadano Ilustre”) on their own (Netflix). This fun, interesting comedy and drama is in Spanish, with English subtitles. Learn more about the movie here. Join the discussion here.
- Third Annual Lecture - Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. via BlueJeans. As part of Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion’s Intercultural Lecture Series, the 2020 HHM Lecture will feature Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist. Register here.
- To submit a question in advance, email firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21.
- Hispanic/Latinx Leaders Town Hall for Students - Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. via BlueJeans. An interactive discussion with several Hispanic/Latinx top-ranking administrators, faculty, and staff. Register here.
- Confirmed panelists include:
- Al Trujillo, President, Georgia Tech Foundation; alumnus
- Dr. Andres Garcia, Executive Director, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience, Regents' Professor, George Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
- Provost Rafael Bras
- Dr. Sonia Alvarez-Robinson, Executive Director, Georgia Tech Strategic Consulting
- To submit a question in advance, email email@example.com by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30.
- Confirmed panelists include:
- Mini World Cup (Video Game Competition) - Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 from 1 - 4 p.m. Bill Moore Student Success Center, Clary Theater. Students will display their love for soccer by participating in this friendly competition of FIFA World Cup. Teams of 1-2 students will represent different countries. Safety protocols will be enforced inside the venue, including admittance limited to players and a few fans, social distancing, and masking. Limited spots are available. Prizes: First-place team: FIFA 21. Second and third-place teams: GT sweaters. Pre-registration and a $10 refundable deposit are required and will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. Hosted by GT-SHPE. Registration is open here. For more information, contact Jonathan Fernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latinos/Hispanics in STEM: A Career Path Series - Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 from 4 - 5 p.m. The virtual seminar shares experiences of successful professionals of Latino/Hispanic heritage working in academia, private industry, and government. Presented by the Latino Organization of Graduate Students (LOGRAS), the GoSTEM Program, and the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). For more information, visit https://gostem.gatech.edu/career-path-series.
- Georgia Tech Hispanic Alumni Panel - Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 from 11 a.m. - noon via BlueJeans. An engaging conversation with Georgia Tech Latinx alumni about their personal and professional journeys. Hosted by the Hispanics Or Latinos and Allies (HOLA) Employee Resource Group in collaboration with GT Hispanic Alumni Network (GTHAN). Join here.
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