Ivy Tech Logansport Campus to host Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Theme for 2014 is “Celebrating the Diversity of Hispanic Identity”

LOGANSPORT, Ind. — As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 through Oct. 15), Ivy Tech Community College will host a Hispanic Heritage Celebration at its Logansport Campus on Thursday, Oct. 2. Area schools have been invited to attend this free event, which is open to the public.

The event will feature an array of authentic food and drink, cultural displays, dance lessons and traditional crafts from Mexico, Central and South America; books in Spanish; music; and activities for kids and adults of all ages

“With the theme ‘Celebrating the Diversity of Hispanic Identity,’ this celebration gives our communities the opportunity to experience the richness of Hispanic culture,” said Leo Studach, associate professor of Science at Ivy Tech Logansport and a member of the committee planning the event. “We want to involve as many students and community members as possible in making this a great event.”

The Hispanic Heritage Celebration will run from noon to 7 p.m. Campus tours will be offered and members of the Ivy Tech admissions staff will be available to answer questions about the College. For more information about the event, call Studach at 574-753-5101, ext. 2209. The Ivy Tech Logansport campus is located at 1 Ivy Tech Way.

 

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About Ivy Tech Kokomo Region

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region serves Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, and Tipton counties and includes campuses or instructional sites in the communities of Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, and Rochester. Ivy Tech serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. For more information, visit www.ivytech.edu.
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