SKIP TO PAGE CONTENT

Hispanic Heritage Month at A&M-Central Texas

Join us, Sept. 15 through Oct. 15,  as we study and celebrate Hispanic lives, Hispanic history, and Hispanic achievements.

A&M Central Texas Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage in 2020 America

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage in 2020 America

Guest Speaker Maximo Anguiano
on, Sept. 22
Participate online here.

Maximo Anguiano will headline our first Hispanic Heritage Month virtual celebration, Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage in 2020 America. The Central Texas community is invited to join us from noon to 1 pm Sept. 22, for an amazing opportunity to learn more about the contributions, concerns, and common goals of this extremely diverse and beautiful ethnos.

Maximo Anguiano is an actor, activist, athlete, entrepreneur, and thought-leader out of San Antonio, Texas. He has emerged as one of the most talented and dynamic individuals of his generation. As a critical, intellectual voice on the intersection of culture, sociopolitics, and racial justice, Maximo is a champion of the Latinx/a/o community and a true cross-pollinator of innovation.

He is the former Executive Director of the ¡Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund and brainchild behind the #WeLiveHeritage Webseries. As a Master’s of Science candidate at Grand Valley State University, Maximo studied at Macquarie University in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia where he completed an ethnographic case study on the colonialism of the Indigenous Australian population—the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. He was a member of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Alexander Briseño Leadership Development Program Class of 2016 and Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Incorporated’s Board of Directors; he’s currently the Vice President of the P.E.A.C.E. Initiative’s Board of Directors.

His recent film & theatre credits include, “La Llorona,” “Jotos del Barrio,” and “Dos Chicanos, Un Camino.” He has also recently been featured with various organizations such as Voto Latino, Latino Justice PRLDEF, My Brother’s Keeper San Antonio, BeVisible Latinx, NPR Latino USA, Univision News, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the Texas Organizing Project (TOP), the Council for Latino Workplace Equity, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Somerset Junior High School, Theatre for Change, RAW:natural born artists, and many more.

The Importance of Understanding Hispanic And Latin(o)/a/x Culture as a Part of American History

Noon, Oct. 2

Participate online here


Panelists include Killeen Mayor Jose Segarra, top right, and, from bottom left: Panel moderator Tina Flores-Nevarez, Dr. Karen Clos, Karla Perez, and Dr. Dalila Salazar.

Participate online in an engaging look at a vibrant -- and important -- part of American life, arts, politics and culture, with the Texas A&M University-Central Texas community, from noon to 1:30 pm October 2. This online panel presentation explores the importance of understanding Hispanic and Latin(o)/a/x culture as a part of American history.

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage in 2020 America

Hispanic Heritage Month Events