EPCC’s Hispanic Heritage Month featuring El Pasoan LOMBARDO BOYAR from the Disney Movie COCO
El Paso Texas, September 12, 2018 – The El Paso Community College (EPCC) Hispanic Heritage Committee will host a series of events for the annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. This year’s theme is Hispanics: One endless voice to enhance our traditions.
The kick off for the month-long celebration will be from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14 at the Valle Verde campus and end with a Mentor’s Dinner 5:30 p.m., October 10 at the Administrative Services Center (ASC), Building A-Auditorium, 9050 Viscount Blvd,
All events, except Mentor’s Dinner are free and open to the public. Tickets for the dinner are $30 and are on sale through October 3, 2018 at any EPCC cashiers’ offices. Tickets may also be purchased online at: https://secure.touchnet.com/C20715_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=6
This year’s celebration will encompass several free events including campus Read-Ins inviting the public and students to read a poem or work of or about a Hispanic American. The Mentor’s Dinner will honor influential past and present members of the El Paso community where our Keynote speaker will be Mr. Lombardo Boyar, American actor, voice artist, known for his role as Mariachi and Gustavo in the Disney movie Coco.
For more information, contact (915) 831-3324 or https://www.epcc.edu/hispanicheritage. Visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/EPCCHispanicHeritage/.
Timeline of events:
Friday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Valle Verde campus, Cafeteria Annex and Courtyard. Entertainment and booths will be provided for the general public and students.
Students and the general public are invited to take the microphone and read a poem, short story or other work by or about Hispanic Americans. Read-Ins will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at:
Tuesday, September 18, Northwest campus, 6701 South Desert Road, Library Multipurpose Room
Wednesday, September 19, Rio Grande campus, 100 West Rio Grande, Room A119-120
Thursday, September 20, Valle Verde campus, 919 Hunter, Cafeteria Annex
Friday, September 28, Mission del Paso campus, 10700 Gateway East, outside area
Friday, September 28, Transmountain campus, 9570 Gateway Blvd. North, Foyer
Display from September 6 – October 10, at ASC Building A-Foyer
Reception: Tuesday, September 25, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the ASC Building A-Foyer featuring artists, Gabriel Gaytan, Frank Flores and Angel Ortiz
Lombardo Boyar address to students after PRESS CONFERENCE
Wednesday, October 10, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., Valle Verde campus, 919 Hunter, Architecture Building Z breezeway. More details to follow.
Wednesday, October 10, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the EPCC ASC Building A, Auditorium, Keynote speaker: Mr. Lombardo Boyar, stand-up comedian.