Past Events

A Taste of Culture:  Flantastic
Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m.
The Burrow (Jupiter Campus) 

Flan, a crème caramel pudding, is a staple dessert served in many Hispanic/Latino countries such as:  Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Argentina, Chile, Peru Venezuela, Brazil, and Uruguay; to name a few.  Enjoy a Taste of Culture by sampling this traditional Hispanic/Latino dessert.

For more information contact Heather Bishara at 561-799-8696.


 

Instructional Latin Dance
Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Campus Rec. (Boca Campus)

Ever wanted to learn how to dance Latin Ballroom like a pro?!  Join Campus Rec. for a series of instructional Latin Dance lessons.

For more information, contact Campus Rec at 561-297-4512.


 

Movie Night:  “Our Family Wedding”
Thursday, Sept. 17, from 8 to 11 p.m.
Boca Student Union, Lobby

Marcus Boyd (Lance Gross), a young African-American, has recently graduated from Columbia Medical School and is headed to Laos for a year to work with Doctors Without Borders. Unbeknownst to their respective parents, Marcus and his fiancée Lucia Ramirez (America Ferrera), who is Mexican-American, have been living together and would like to get married before they both head off to Laos together. 

Join the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs for this hilarious film followed by a discussion about race, culture, interracial marriage and multi-ethnic tension.

For more information, contact the Office of Diversity Multicultural Affairs at 561-297-3959.


 

Latin Fest
Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Traditions Plaza (Boca Campus)

Students are invited to join Multicultural Programming and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs to learn about Hispanic/Latino cuisine, culture, and music.  Samples of food will be provided free of charge as well as a Latin ballroom dance lessons and a game of football (soccer)!

For more information, contact the Office of Diversity Multicultural Affairs at 561-297-3959.


 

Instructional Latin Dance
Thursday, Sept. 24, from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Campus Rec. (Boca Campus)

Ever wanted to learn how to dance Latin Ballroom like a pro?!  Join Campus Rec. for a series of instructional Latin Dance lessons.

For more information, contact Campus Rec. at 561-297-4512.


 

Forum on Latino Representation in the Media
Thursday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m.
Boca Student Union, Live Oak D

Join Alpha Psi Lambda Fraternity, Inc. as they discuss Latino representation in the media and how such representations impact social perspectives of self and other.

For more information, contact Laura at 561-542-4183 or via email at unstoppable_anatemisa@yahoo.com.


 

Instructional Latin Dance
Thursday, Oct. 1, from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Campus Rec. (Boca Campus)

Ever wanted to learn how to dance Latin Ballroom like a pro?!  Join Campus Rec for a series of instructional Latin Dance lessons.

For more information, contact Campus Rec at 561-297-4512.


 

Salsa Night!
Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m.
Boca Student Union, Live Oak A & B

Did you know Salsa music originated in the U.S.?  Join Alpha Psi Lambda Fraternity, Inc. for a night of Salsa!  Learn some of the hottest and latest Salsa dance techniques. 

For more information, contact Laura at 561-542-4183 or via email at unstoppable_anatemisa@yahoo.com.


 

The Glass Ceiling
Tuesday, October 6 at 8 p.m.
Boca Student Union, House of Chambers

We’ve all heard of the “Glass Ceiling”, but how do you break through it?  Join Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. in an educational forum discussing how women of color can strive towards breaking that ceiling and become successful in all of their endeavors.  

For more information, contact Yarelis Leon from Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. at unified.quad@gmail.com.


 

Instructional Latin Dance
Thursday, Oct. 8, from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Campus Rec. (Boca Campus)

Ever wanted to learn how to dance Latin Ballroom like a pro?!  Join Campus Rec for a series of instructional Latin Dance lessons.

For more information, contact Campus Rec at 561-297-4512.


 

Salsa under the Stars
Friday, Oct. 9, from 7 – 10 p.m.
The Burrow (Jupiter Student Union)

Did you know Salsa music originated in the U.S.?  Join Campus Life and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs to learn about the origins of salsa and why it’s considered one of the “hottest” genres in history! Open dance immediately after. 

For more information, contact the Office of Diversity Multicultural Affairs at 561-297-3959 or Heather Bishara at 561-799-8696.


 

Zumbathon!
Friday, Oct. 9, at 9 p.m.
Campus Rec (Boca Campus)

Zumba is a dance fitness program created by Colombian dancer and choreographer Alberto "Beto" Perez that infuses Latin dances such as hip-hopsocasambasalsa, and merengue with aerobic elements. This particular session of Zumba is being offered in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which impacts women of all races and cultures.  Join Campus Rec for a night of Zumba and fitness! 

For more information, contact Campus Rec at 561-297-4512.


 

Movie Night:  “Como Agua de Chocolate” (Like Water for Chocolate)
Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 7 – 10 p.m.
The Burrow (Jupiter Student Union)

Based on the best-selling novel by Laura Esquival, this romantic fable centers on a young woman’s desire to marry the love of her life and the Mexican family tradition that prohibits her from doing so. 

Join the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs as we explore tradition, oppression, and feminist power in this internationally renowned film. 

For more information, contact the Office of Diversity Multicultural Affairs at 561-297-3959.


 

Salsa !Caliente!
Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Heritage Hall SD105 (Broward Campus)

Did you know Salsa music originated in the U.S.?  Join Campus Life and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs to learn about the origins of salsa and why it’s considered one of the “hottest” genres in history! Open dance immediately after. 

For more information, contact the Office of Diversity Multicultural Affairs at 561-297-3959 or Gary Santos at 954-236-1264.


 

Maria Costa – “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them” 
Friday, Oct. 16, doors open at 6 p.m.
Barry Kaye Auditorium (Boca Student Union)

Guest are invited to join the Multicultural Programming and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs for a must see comedy production by– “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them”.  Maria Costa breaks down cultural barriers during her journey of self-discovery, as she seeks advice from friends and family and brings out a colorful array of characters. She is a feisty actress/comedian, sometimes called "a female John Leguizamo” or “the Latina Tyler Perry”. 

For more information, contact the Office of Diversity Multicultural Affairs at 561-297-3959.