El Centro Events
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10/16/2019 1:00 PM Opening of "Native Voices" exhibition

Join us for the opening of the exhibit "Native Voices" at Reed Library!  View this Link for more info

10/16/2019 5:30 PM Lecture: Voices of Women in the Mexican Army 1938-2019"

Join Dr. Cony Marquez Sandoval as she shares her research of Women in the Mexican Army at the Center of Southwest Studies Lyceum from 5:30-7:30 p.m. She will also join EL Centro on Nov. 6 from 12:15-1:30 p.m. for a charla to share her educational stories, struggles and successes with students. 

10/17/2019 12:00 PM Know Your Rights Workshop

Join us from 12:15-2:15 p.m. for a Know Your Rights workshop presented by staff from Compañeros Latino Resource Center in Durango. Students, faculty, staff and all allies are requested to attend this informational workshop to learn what rights people have when dealing with immigration officials. Lunch will be served. 

10/21/2019 8:00 AM Club del Centro Burrito Sale

Club del Centro will be having a burrito sale in the Student Union. Chorizo, Sausage, Bacon, and Veggie, and gluten and dary free! Burritos will be 5$ please preorder burritos at elcentro_st1@fortlewis.edu or (970) 247-7654.

10/22/2019 12:30 PM Charla: I stand with immigrants

Come by El Centro where we will be having a charla regarding the Stand with Immigrants pledge. For more info surrounding this topic click this link 

10/31/2019 5:30 PM Halloween at Campus Dining Hall

If you come in costume to San Juan Dining Hall tonight, you'll get a free meal! Join Campus Dining in celebration of Halloween! 

11/1/2019 11:00 AM Dia de Los Muertos

El Centro will celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with an intimate luncheon to share stories of our loved ones lost as we commemorate this holiday with a special altar and shared space for storytelling and learning. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also, check out events happening all weekend at the Durango Arts Center. Click here for full flyer. 

11/6/2019 12:00 PM Charla with Cony Marquez Sandoval

Join us for a special charla with Center of Southwest Studies PHD fellow Cony Marquez Sondoval from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in El Centro. Lunch will be served as we listen to Cony's stories, struggles and successes in this Spanglish charla. Originally from Mexico, Cony joins FLC for a one-year fellow to teach and share her experiences with our students, faculty and staff. 

11/25/2019 8:00 AM Fall Break

Fall Break for students will be from Monday, Nov. 25 through the 29th. First day back is Monday, Dec. 2nd. Si se puede! You can do this!

12/12/2019 7:00 PM Day of our Lady of Guadalupe

To mark the Patron Saint of Mexico's special day today, El Centro provides resources to local Catholic Churches that will celebrate with masses in honor of "Nuestra Virgin de Guadalupe." Stop by in you want more information.

12/13/2019 10:30 AM Last Day of Classes at FLC

Today is the last day of classes for Fall 2019 semester. Suerte con los examenes! Good luck with Finals next week!

12/20/2019 3:00 PM Fall Graduation Commencement

This year's commencement will take place on Friday, Dec. 20 at 3 p.m. Congratulations to all the graduates and their families. Felicidades a todos!

1/13/2020 8:00 AM First Day of Class: spring 2020

First Day of spring classes are today, so mark your calendars for your spring break which is March 16-20-- si se puede! You can do this!