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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.

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.

Submit a nomination for administrators, faculty, staff, and students for multiple awards at this year's The Black and White Ball. Nominations must be submitted by Monday, February 12 at noon.

Women's History Month

Annually celebrated in March, Women's History Month acknowledges the many contributions women have made in America’s history.

Submit a nomination for administrators, faculty, staff, and students for multiple awards at this year's Women’s History Month Distinction Dinner on Thursday, March 8, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., DAC 416ABC. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, February 9.

Irish Pride Week Celebration

Irish Pride Week recognizes the contribution that Irish immigrants and their descendants many contributed to America’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.