BIG RAPIDS - In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month, Ferris State University's Office of Multicultural Student Services will host several events, including a bus trip to Grand Rapids' Hispanic Festival, a book discussion and Latin dancing, among others.
Hispanic Heritage Month runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, highlighting the ethnic diversity that exists in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 41 million, or about 14 percent, of Americans are of Hispanic origin.
Helping celebrate these origins, Ferris will kick off its observance with a bus trip to the Grand Rapids Hispanic Festival from 4 to 10 p.m. on Sept. 8. Participants will be picked up and dropped off at the Rankin Circle and should sign up in advance at the Office of Multicultural Student Services, located in Rankin Student Center 135.
Other activities are as follows:
All events are free and open to the public. Further information is available by contacting Andrea Beck-Jones in the Office of Multicultural Student Services at (231) 591-2617.
05 September, 2007