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Multicultural Center

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Juneteenth Celebration
Jun 15 5:00 PM - Visitor Center Atrium

The Multicultural Center would like to invite you to come celebrate freedom at the Juneteenth Celebration on Friday, June 15, 2018, 

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.

Festivities include Texas African American history, presentation of the Annual Staff Bake-Off winners, a Health & Wellness Fair, a Texas Style Cookout and carnival games


Multicultural Center - Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Oct 11 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Hispanic Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans. The event usually consists of cultural performances, authentic cuisine, and a keynote speaker.


Multicultural Center - Native American Heritage Celebration
Nov 15 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Native American Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of Native Americans. The event showcases various performances of Native American tribes.


Multicultural Center - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast
Jan 18 10:30 AM - Galaxy Rooms

The Celebration Breakfast is a staple event for the Multicultural Center and the university. The program serves honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s and his accomplishments to the Civil Rights movement. A breakfast buffet is served to all attendees.


Multicultural Center - The Big Dinner: African-American Heritage Celebration
Feb 28 4:30 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Big Dinner: African American Heritage Celebration


Multicultural Center - European Heritage Celebration
Mar 06 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The European Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of European Americans. The event showcases authentic European cuisine, music, art and a keynote speaker who focuses on European history and culture. It is held in the Galaxy Rooms.


Multicultural Center - Asian Heritage Celebration
Apr 10 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Asian Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of Asian Americans. The event showcases authentic Asian cuisine, music and performances. It has been a staple of the event to bring in a nationally recognized speaker for the event. They normally speak on the intersection of leadership and culture.


Multicultural Center - Diversity Scholarship Banquet
Apr 19 6:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

This end of year event is a celebration to recognize the academic achievements, campus involvement, and leadership excellence of Diversity Scholarship recipients.


Multicultural Center - Hispanic Leadership Banquet
Apr 20 6:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

Recognition of Hispanic student organizations, leaders and academic achievers.


Multicultural Center - Harambee Dinner & Awards
Apr 21 6:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

This end of year event is collaborative celebration among several of the African American student organizations and the Multicultural Center. It serves as an opportunity to collectively recognize the academic achievements, campus involvement, and leadership excellence of our African American students. Harambee also features a special ceremony to acknowledge all participating graduating seniors.


Multicultural Center - Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Apr 26 12:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Cinco de Mayo Celebration includes about Cinco de Mayo, the Los Reyes de Dallas Mariachi Band (featured on Fox 4’s Good Morning show) and cultural foods from Mexico. These foods include (aguas frescas (fresh fruit drinks), elotes, paletas (popsicles), tamales, etc.).