In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, various student groups and organizations at Missouri S&T will offer educational opportunities to the community about Hispanic cultures and identities throughout the month of September.
Planned Missouri S&T events include a game night, movie viewing and panel discussion. Hispanic Heritage Month is observed in the U.S. Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
The public is invited to the following events that occur during the month-long celebration. Register for events and receive Zoom links online at sdi.mst.edu/upcoming-events.
— Networking Skills Event: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, via Zoom. S&T’s career opportunities and employer relations department will help attendees strengthen their abilities to network with employers and go over what to do and what not to do when networking.
— “Picture a Scientist” movie showing: 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, in Room 112AB Bertelsmeyer Hall. Dr. Melanie Mormile, associate dean of research and external affairs in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business and professor of biological sciences at S&T, will host a dinner and group movie viewing for a limited number of attendees, with a virtual link available for the movie as well.
— “Picture a Scientist” discussion: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 via Zoom. A panel of scientists and diversity experts will lead a virtual discussion about the film “Picture a Scientist.”
— Hispanic Heritage Month Game Night: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17. S&T students can celebrate the month with traditional games and a chance to win prizes. Prior registration is required.
— Let’s Taco Bout It discussion: 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, virtually and at the Diversity House, located at 605 W. 11th St. on the S&T campus. Attendees can enjoy dinner and discussion about cultural appropriation. Prior registration required.
The events are presented in partnership with student diversity initiatives and the S&T Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). Learn more about SHPE through their Instagram page at instagram.com/shpe_sandt.
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