Heritage Months

The Intercultural Center and Multicultural Affairs oversee the development of designated Heritage months that celebrate the rich culture and varied histories of diverse groups in our society.

Heritage Months Observed:

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15, 2016)

Hispanic Heritage Month's programs are co-sponsored by the following university partners: HOLA student organization, International Student Services, and the Office of Admissions.

Schedule of Events:

  • Cultural Cuisine: Pupusas and Bunuelos (750 NowPoints)

Facilitated by: Edwin Rubio and Maria Arango

Thursday, September 28, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Sherrill Center - Teaching Kitchen, Room 346

RSVP "HERE"

  • SJCH: Know Your Rights Workshop with CiMA (750 NowPoints)

Friday, September 29, 2017

6:00 -7:30 p.m.

Brown Hall Room 218/219

  • Lunch n Learn: Understanding the Latinx Community in WNC (750 NowPoints)

Thursday, October 5, 2017

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Intercultural Center 

Native American History Month (November)

Co-Sponsored by Native American Student Association.

Schedule of Events:

  • Cultural Cuisine: Fry Bread

Facilitated by Cara Forbes

Friday, November 3, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

Sherrill Center - Teaching Kitchen, Room 346

RSVP "HERE"

  • Lunch n Learn: Native Community Health and the Skinny Repeal

Facilitated by Dr. Lisa Lefler, Director of Culturally Based Native Health Programs (WCU)

Thursday, November 9, 2017

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Highsmith Union 114 - Intercultural Center

  • SJCH: Tackling Homelessness in Asheville

​Facilitated by Homeward Bound & Christiana G. Tugman, Community Development Analyst/Homelessness Lead

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 

Highsmith Union 104

  • The Truth About Thanksgiving & Cherokee Language Twister

Facilitated by Cara Forbes & Trey Adcock

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Highsmith Union 114 - Intercultural Center