La Casita Student Resource Center
La Casita Student Resource Center is a space for those interested in learning more about the Hispanic and Latin cultures. La Casita will work closely with the Hispanic Latino Association student organization.
La Casita was developed to give voice to the rich heritage of the Hispanic/Latin cultures. La Casita is the hub of cultural programs, activities, awareness building, and celebration. La Casita focuses on:
- Assisting in the retention and graduation of multicultural students by fostering a sense of community through intellectual, social, and cultural exchange
- Providing and promoting safe spaces for challenging dialogue about students’ experiences and concerns
Hispanic/Latino Book Scholarship
La Casita Student Resource Center and the Office of Multicultural Services & Programs are sponsoring a book scholarship for Hispanic/Latino students. Two $250 book scholarships will be awarded to students of Hispanic/Latino descent. To learn more about the scholarship, please review the La Casita Scholarship Requirements below. The application link is also below. Completed application and essay due by:
- August 14, 2017 (Fall award)
- February 6, 2018 (Spring award)
To apply go to: Application
Hispanic Heritage Month 2017
On behalf of the Office of Multicultural Services & Programs you are cordially invited to attend the Opening Day Reception of the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration -The Kaleidoscope of Culture.
The National Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States of America. It also commemorates the culture and heritage of the Hispanic people. This national observance begin in 1968 as a week-long, Hispanic Heritage Week, under President Lyndon Johnson. President Reagan extended it to an entire month in 1988. The Hispanic Heritage Month was enacted into law on August 17, 1988. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15, 2017.
Our month of celebration and recognition will begin with our opening reception to be held on September 19, 2017 from 5-7pm in the Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I. We will be joined by an exciting photographer Alexandra McNichols-Torroledo who will share her work, VISION of Latino Art and Culture. Our guest speaker will be Indiana State University Trustee Kathy G. Cabello.
Please consider joining us in sharing this special annual tribute of Hispanic and Latino American’s contributions and achievements that have enriched our nation.
The entire month of activities, programs, and events will be posted soon.
If you have questions, please call the office or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hulman Memorial Student Union
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Resource Center Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM