Marquette University: Offering full slate of events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will host a full slate of events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

  • The Hispanic/Latinx Faculty and Staff Association will lead the Orgullo Hispano March to kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month on Friday, Sept. 15, beginning at 1 p.m. Participants will meet in front of St. Joan of Arc Chapel and walk the Marquette Mile while displaying the flags of Latin America.
  • The Marquette Mile is the outer sidewalk surrounding the Central Mall, following Wisconsin Ave. to N. 11th St. to Tory Hill St./Clybourn St. to 16th St.
  • The Graduate School will host a tour of the Francisco Mora exhibit at Latino Arts Inc., 1928 S. 9th St., on Friday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. The fine arts institution is dedicated to exclusively showcasing the works of Hispanic and Latino artists.
  • The Office of Mission and Ministry will host “En Todo Amar y Servir” on Tuesday, Sept. 26, on Central Mall, to celebrate the anniversary of the Society of Jesus and Hispanic Heritage Month with Get Them While They’re Hot Tamales.

complete list of events is available on the Center for Engagement and Inclusion website.

Media interested in attending any of these events, or for more information, should contact Kevin Conway, associate director of university communication, at or by calling (414) 288-4745.