Hispanic Serving Institution Week

HSI week kicks-off with the second annual Adams State Theatre Ghostlight Project. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, in the Theatre Building. Led by Dr. John Taylor and inspired by the tradition of leaving a “ghost light” on in a darkened theatre, campus and community members will make or renew a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Art and music will be featured on September 11. Beginning at 3 p.m. until 4 p.m., Dr. Leslie Macklin, a Title V Equity Engagement Grant recipient, will present a hands-on workshop in the ASU Art Building, Traditions in Native Ceramics. Macklin, along with her ASU students, will lead the workshop. Starting at 5:30p.m. in Richardson Hall a reception will feature Roberto Capocchi, a classical guitarist. At 6 p.m., the Adams State music faculty will perform in Richardson Hall Auditorium, ETHOS: Exploring Equity Through Music. Dr. Matthew Valverde, Dr. Angela Winter, Dr. Beth Robison, and Dr. James Doyle; were recipients of Title V Equity Engagement Grants.

On September 13 and September 14, the Adams State Office of Title V Initiatives will host panelists followed by round table discussions. Beginning at 4 p.m. the Thursday event will feature Great Stories – Latino Males in Higher Education and Friday will feature Great Stories – Empowering Women, A Call to Action. The sharing of Great Stories will be held in Carson Auditorium and the round table discussions in the Student Union Building banquet rooms

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