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Hispanic Heritage Month

Online

Each year, Monmouth University observes National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Join the Hispanic Heritage Month Planning Committee for our month-long virtual event series including critical dialogues, performances, scholarship, and speakers including legendary labor rights organizer and feminist activist Dolores Huerta (president and founder of the Dolores Huerta Foundation).

Ongoing

Adult Education Series: Writing Memoir

This three-session virtual course provides attendees with an introduction to basic modes for telling the stories of their lives. Working in a supportive workshop setting, students will enjoy engaging, wide-ranging discussion about the joys and challenges of bringing their memories to life. Instructor: Mike Farragher, Monmouth University alumnus and author of numerous works of fiction and memoir.

$50 (for three sessions)

Ask a Recent Alum Series Part 1 – Featuring Jamee Shea ’13

Online

This month’s edition of our Ask a Recent Alum Series features Jamee Shea ’13, who utilized her Monmouth experience with HawkTV, internship at iHeartRadio, and networking with a fellow Monmouth Hawk to land her dream job as editor at CBS Television Network. In this webinar, Jamee will share her advice on how to use networking as a skill to be successful.

Salt of the Earth – Virtual Panel Discussion

Join us for a zoom discussion of the film Salt of the Earth (2014), a riveting documentary about the Brazilian social photographer Sebastiao Salgado and his mission to document the destructive impact of unfettered industrial exploitation of natural resources and human relations from the late 1960s on, and his own recent efforts to regenerate the rain forest in his native land. The film is available for streaming on a number of platforms including Amazon Prime and YouTube (for rent or purchase). When you register you will be provided the meeting link to join the conversation.

Free and open to the public but registration is required.