Hispanic Heritage Programming - News

ASU CASA will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Do it in the Dirt, a CASA fundraiser and campfire block party will be held September 16 and 17. Continue Reading…

The Power of the Hispanic Voice: Dolores Huerta talks with ASU about rural issues

Dr. Dolores Huerta was essentially Cesar Chavez’s right hand woman during the Chicano Movement for farm worker’s rights. Continue Reading…

Adams State will celebrate Cesar Chavez Week 2016

The week’s theme, “Land, Labor, Water: A Journey Through Our Heritage,” will include film, lectures, music, dance lessons, food, and art. Continue Reading…

Adams State will host special screening on lynching in the southwest

The film will examine the difficult history of Mexican-American lynchings in the Southwest. A discussion with the filmmaker will follow. Continue Reading…

CASA offered folk healing workshops

The word curandera or curandero comes from the Spanish word “curar” which means to heal or to cure. Continue Reading…

ASU Nielsen Library plans events celebrating Latino Americans

“We are currently seeking World War II veterans, or their immediate family members, to offer their insight in the discussions that will follow the screening on Veteran’s Day, November 11.” Continue Reading…

Lifeways Lecture “Curandismo: Our Healing Hand, Our Healing Lands” is October 15

Vigil is a rural herbal practitioner who is familiar with natural healing methods that are traditional to the upper Rio Grande bioregion. Continue Reading…

Adams State CASA presents free traditional healing medicine workshop

Belinda Garcia will present at the workshops with special guest David Byron Young (Atekpatzin) on November 16. Continue Reading…

Adams State celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Adams State University has many events planned to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 11 through November 2. Continue Reading…

ASU September 17 events celebrate Hispanic Heritage and promote local scholarship

Dr. Evangeline Roybal Sena will deliver a living history presentation on the life story of the wife of General Kit Carson, Maria Josefa Jaramillo Carson. Continue Reading…

“Premio Hilos Culturales” Awards will honor folk artists

Award recipients will include Jenny Wells Vincent, San Cristóbal, N.M.; Frank McCulloch, Albuquerque, N.M.; and San Luis Valley musician, Andy Manzanares, Los Fuertes. Continue Reading…

Adams State hosts Migrant STEM Academy

“These students were exceptional, so respectful and open to learning STEM content.” Continue Reading…

Hilos Culturales announces evening Fandango and award recipients

The Fandango engages the entire family in “La Marcha de los Novios” – Wedding March, Valses – waltzes, polcas – polkas and “Baile de la Escoba” – the Broom Dance. Continue Reading…

Hilos Culturales features cultural experts

Los Comanches de la Serna, a group of singers and dancers from Ranchos de Taos, N.M., is directed by Francisco Gonzales. Continue Reading…

Hilos Culturales Summer Institute invites community to evening events

Distinguished cultural experts will share their expertise on subject matters such as Remedios, Historical Folklore, Bailes, and Cuentos, to name just a few. Continue Reading…

Speakers share secrets for student success

The goal now is to become more truly “Hispanic serving,” rather than simply “Hispanic enrolling.” Continue Reading…

Abeyta will read from his latest book on December 11

“I never write about the idea I start with, I let it take me where it wants to go and then I cut back to truest idea,” Abeyta said. Continue Reading…

ASU named in top 50 Colleges for Hispanic students

Adams State’s 2014 freshman class is its most diverse yet. Continue Reading…

Adams State celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Adams State University Hispanic Heritage Month includes events scheduled through October: Continue Reading…

Torres will speak on late colonial Mexico

In New Spain, temporal employment and underemployment generated widespread migration to the cities, which was responsible for the formation of the “so-called caste of vagabonds” (Villarroel 214). Continue Reading…

Lopez will speak on the Archaic Spanish language of the region

This life-long study prepared Lopez to share what he learned about this distinct dialect that is found nowhere else in the Spanish speaking world. Continue Reading…

Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area awards grant to Adams's State's C.A.S.A.

"This project will focus on connecting students, faculty, and community members to the rich and often ignored cultural history of the San Luis Valley," said C.A.S.A. director, Oneyda Maestas. Continue Reading…

Adams State introduces new minor in Latino Studies

The new minor is a cross-disciplinary program housed in the Department of History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Political Science, and Spanish. Continue Reading…

La Musica de la Gente II Concert is April 10

McCulloch, a native New Mexican born in Gallup of mixed heritage, including Irish and Hispanic roots. Continue Reading…

Adams State celebrates Cesar Chavez Week

A number of events are planned this week to celebrate the life and work of Cesar Chavez. Continue Reading…

Award-winning documentary, COINTELPRO 101, will be shown at Adams State

A panel discussion and question and answer session will follow, panelists include Dr. Priscilla Falcón, Ricardo Romero and Francisco “Kiko” Martínez. Continue Reading…

ASC Diversity Club celebrates first year

Food from around the world including mutton stew, gazpacho, Caribbean jerk chicken, Indian chicken curry, southern grits, chicos and beans added flavor at the Adams State College Diversity Club Continue Reading…

Hispanic Cultural art exhibit opens October 4

Adams State College Community Partnerships art exhibit "Hispanic Cultural Arts", honoring the importance of heritage, opens October 4 through October 29. Continue Reading…

U.S. Senate declares Hispanic Serving Institution Week

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed Senate Resolution 635, which declared Sept. 19-25 as National Hispanic-Serving Continue Reading…

Adams State Hispanic Heritage Month includes California Slam Poet

Voice, Vision, Rhythm a noon and evening with HBO Def Poet Mark Gonzales will include events on Monday Continue Reading…