University of South Florida


USF celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

By Daphne Kotschessa Almodovar, University Communications and Marketing

The USF community is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs until Oct. 15. Details about the various events occurring on USF's campuses can be found here.

  • The vitality of the USF Hispanic community was felt on the dance floor at the USF Rec Center.

  • The students learned to salsa with the USF Latin Dance Club. 

  • The USF Latin Dance Club meets twice a week on the Tampa campus and holds monthly socials open to all at the Marshall Student Center.

  • The USF community gathered to celebrate at the Hispanic Heritage Month luncheon hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

  • Throughout the luncheon, a local mariachi band serenated the group with traditional songs and variations on classic melodies.

  • Traditional foods, such as rice, beans and plantains, were served at the luncheon.

  • Bull Market featured the Hispanic Heritage Month showcase.

  • The Hispanic Heritage Month showcase featured various student organizations, departments, local businesses and special performances.

  • Bull Market occurs weekly outside the Marshall Student Center on the Tampa campus.

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