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Cultural Heritage Month Celebrations

In appreciation and celebration of cultural diversity, the Office of Multicultural Affairs collaborates with student organizations and campus partners to host a month-long observance of various cultural heritage month celebrations.

If you are interested in the planning and implementation of any of these months, please fill out this form.

Latino Heritage Month

Latino Heritage Month, also known as National Hispanic Heritage Month is nationally celebrated each year from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Native and Indigenous Heritage Month

In appreciation and celebration of the shared history and culture of Native and Indigenous peoples of America. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. For more information contact 718-990-2011. Click here for the events calendar.

Black History Month

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Typically celebrated in May, but celebrated in April at St. John’s so more students can participate, Asian Pacific Heritage Month is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States that encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.