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For Immediate Release


Multicultural Series Begins Oct. 16-Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Catawba Valley Community College Office of Multicultural Affairs invites the community to attend its Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 16 in the CVCC Student Center.

The first in the five-part Multicultural Series celebrating diversity on our campus and in our community, the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration features food, entertainment and informative displays about the Hispanic culture.

Performances will include The CVCC Drama Performance Class, DJ Azteca, CVCC One Nation Dance Group, Hmong Dance by Pa Chi Xiong’s Children’s Group, Zumba Performance by Jose “Paco” Corona, Raza Latina Dance by CVCC Challenger Students and Mariachis Group “Los Gavilanes.” 

Exhibits featuring different aspects of Hispanic life and culture will be on display. Food from several area Hispanic restaurants will also be served.

The five-part series encourages students, staff, faculty and the community to celebrate and become more aware of a wide variety of cultures, our differences and what we share in common.

Upcoming Events:
November 7    Native American Awareness Day    

December 4    Hmong New Year Celebration

February 26   Black History Month Celebration

April 15      International Day of Understanding

In addition to the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the celebration is sponsored by a number of CVCC groups, including CircleK, Rotaract, Student Government Association, and the Minority Males on the Move.

For more information about the Multicultural series, contact CVCC’s Office of Multicultural Affairs at 828-327-7000, ext. 4578.

2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
Updated 10.30.2008: Administrator