September 28, 2022

What:              Hispanic Heritage Month Events at Centenary University

When:             Sept. 29 to Oct. 15, 2022

Where:            Centenary University

                        400 Jefferson St. Hackettstown, NJ 07840

About the Event:

Centenary University is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of events, including an ongoing display highlighting Hispanic culture in the Sunken Lounge, located in the University’s Student Activities Center. In addition, the Centenary University cafeteria will feature weekly selections of foods from Mexican, Brazilian, and other Hispanic cultures. Earlier in September, Centenary kicked off the celebration with a Represent Your Culture Flag Day, as well as attending a screening of the Lin Manuel Miranda film In the Heights at Cinépolis Luxury Cinema in Mansfield. Several campus organizations have collaborated on the calendar of events, including the student group, LatinX; the Centenary University Educational Opportunity Program; the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging; and ACS.  Media are invited to inquire about or attend the following upcoming events:

Multicultural Fiesta—Thursday, Sept. 29

A celebration of Hispanic culture, with music, games, and ethnic foods prepared by Hackettstown-area businesses

Hispanic Spelling Bee—Thursday, Oct. 6

Students will test their knowledge of Hispanic words through a spelling bee competition.

Deeds and Dialogue—Wednesday, Oct. 12

A conversation on colorism within the Hispanic community

For more information, contact Rose Duger, Erbach Communications Group: (551) 580-3908


Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary University’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix provides an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world. The University’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township.

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