Annually, encourage, support and host related cultural events to include: Autumn at Adams, Hispanic Heritage Week, Mariachi Spectacular, and San Luis Valley Heritage Day.
Posts under ‘Goal 5: Promote, Advocate and Celebrate the History and Culture of the San Luis Vally’
Annually, continue to sponsor groups, such as Semillas de la Tierra, and the El Parnaso Club that celebrate the Hispanic culture and heritage.
Implement a Hispanic cultural studies minor/major. • Appoint a study committee during 2010 • Complete a feasibility study during 2011 • Implement the degree program by 2013
Become an active participant in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). • Annually, send an ASC delegation to the National HACU meeting • Participate in Colorado HACU activities • Provide support and funding for the local Cultural Awareness, and Student Achievement (CASA) Organization
Continue to support the Luther Bean Museum. • Provide additional assistance, and staffing to the Museum as funding becomes available • In 2010, celebrate the Museum’s 35th anniversary • Provide assistance in locating, and writing grants to support cataloging of the museum collection, and infrastructure improvements
Support local artists, and arts through community art exhibits through the venues of Community Partnerships, and the Luther Bean Museum. • Host 2-3 exhibits, per semester in the Luther Bean Museum that focus on collections belonging to ASC employees, alumni, or retirees • Schedule a monthly community exhibit in the Community Partnerships Gallery