Kish to open Intercultural Center, host events for National Hispanic Heritage Month

Kishwaukee College will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with multiple events hosted by the College’s Intercultural Center in September and October. National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated nationally from September 15 to October 15 to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. The events at Kish are free and open to the public.

Starting with the grand opening of Kish’s Intercultural Center, Kishwaukee College’s programming will provide opportunities for engagement both in-person and virtually.

Wednesday, Sept. 15 — Intercultural Center Grand Opening — National Hispanic Heritage Month will kick off with the opening of Kish’s new Intercultural Center from 11 am-1 pm in the Kish Cafeteria and virtually via Zoom. The event will feature a live performance by Priscilla’s Samba group.

Tuesday, Sept. 21 — ¡Sabor Con Chef Rudy! — Chef Rudy will provide Latino-inspired recipes virtually through YouTube. Viewers can watch and create the dish from the comfort of their homes.

Tuesday, Sept. 28 — Dialogue Series: Defining LatinX — This discussion will explore the term “LatinX” and its inclusivity use. The session will take place from 12 pm-1 pm in C1121 and virtually via Zoom.

Wednesday, Oct. 6 — Game Day with Millennial Loteria — A new spin on the classic game, Loterìa. The game will take place from 11 am-1 pm in the Intercultural Center, C1132.

Tuesday, Oct. 12 — Dialogue Series: Diversity of Latin America — This discussion will explore the diversity of Latino people, culture and traditions. The conversation will take place from 12 pm-1 pm in C1121 and virtually via Zoom.

Tuesday, Oct. 19 —Hispanic Heritage Day: Women’s and Men’s Soccer — Cheer on the Kougars during a soccer double-header to close out National Hispanic Heritage Month. The women’s soccer team will play the College of DuPage at 2:30 pm, while the men’s team takes on Morton College at 5 pm. Catch the action on the soccer field.

Kishwaukee College is honored to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by helping share the history, heritage and accomplishments of Hispanic and Latino Americans of past and present. Find the Zoom links for each event at For more information on the Hispanic Heritage Month events at Kish, email