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Purdue’s LCC events celebrate Latino Heritage Month

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Latino Cultural Center will observe Latino Heritage Month from September 15th through October 12th, 2011 with several events surrounding the theme of “The African Presence in the Americas.” The events are part of national Hispanic Heritage Month, which was established in 1968. In fall 2010, there were 1,184 Latino […]

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Tippecanoe Latino Festival brings cultural fun and food on April 30

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 5th Annual Tippecanoe Latino Festival, presented by the Latino Center for Wellness & Education, will be held Saturday, April 30, 2011 from Noon to 6:00 pm at Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette. At the festival, sample authentic foods from locally owned restaurants, enjoy live entertainment, and participate in the richness […]

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Purdue’s Latino Cultural Center to celebrate ‘Día de los Muertos’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Latino Cultural Center will celebrate the Mexican holiday, “Día de los Muertos,” or Day of the Dead, with music, crafts and food from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the YWCA of Greater Lafayette at 605 N. Sixth Street in Downtown Lafayette. The event is free and open to the […]

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Latino Cultural Center to showcase culture during Heritage month

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Latino Cultural Center is celebrating the annual Latino Heritage Month from Sept. 11 through Oct. 9 with numerous events focusing on the history and contributions of the Latino culture in the United States. Purdue had 1,117 Latino students enrolled in the fall 2008 semester. In addition, the West Lafayette […]

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Liberal Arts to offer Latin American and Latino studies minor

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s College of Liberal Arts will begin offering a new program and an undergraduate minor in Latin American and Latino studies. “Globalization and changing demographics have motivated faculty, students and the public in general to learn about the Latino communities in the United States, as well as the region of […]

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