Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month with St. Petersburg College

Join the Tarpon Springs Library in celebrating Hispanic & Latinx month!

The Tarpon Springs Campus Library is celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with a spotlight on notable figures of Hispanic and Latinx heritage, such as

  • Frida Kahlo, a Mexican painter whose art explores questions of identity, post-colonialism, gender, class, and race among other topics. 
  • Pope Francis, the 266th Pope and first Jesuit, as well as the first Pope to come from the Americas
  • Ellen Ochoa, JSC’s first Hispanic director and the first Hispanic woman to travel to space
  • José Ferrer, the first Hispanic Actor to win an Academy award among other accomplishments, and many others.

Our display highlights Hispanic and Latinx literature, such a poetry, short stories, personal narratives, cookbooks, and autobiographies among others. These titles are available for check-out and inter-library loans!

Interested in other celebrations?

In addition to the display held by Tarpon Springs Library, other SPC Campus events will be held in celebration throughout September 2019. Mark the following dates on your calendar and join us!

  • Clearwater Campus will be holding their celebration on September 19 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM on the Quad.
  • Downtown Center will be holding their celebration on September 26, 12:15PM – 1:00 PM on the 2nd floor student lounge.

Display created by Tarpon Campus student Kat Deschamps with blog post by student Alex Stewart.

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