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St. Norbert College Hosts Events to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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From St. Norbert College, October 4, 2023
by Eva Westein,, 920-403-3153

St. Norbert College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a salsa dance event and a fiesta to honor the rich cultural, academic and historical contributions of Hispanic Americans, both past and present.

Noche de Salsa y Clase de Baile Interactiva / Salsa Night and Interactive Dance Class: St. Norbert College is partnering with the Fox Valley Latin Dancers to host an interactive dance lesson and night of lively salsa from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the Ray Van den Heuvel Campus Center lounge on the St. Norbert College campus. DJ Cubano will be on hand, and dance instructors Joel Paula and Erica Reid will guide participants through the steps. The event is free, but space is limited. Register at

¡Fiesta! Hispanic Heritage Celebration: St. Norbert College will hold its annual Fiesta celebration from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Michels Commons Ballroom on the St. Norbert College campus. Co-hosted by the college’s Latine Student Union, the event features keynote speaker Rogelio Contreras, a community mobilizer for Wello, co-founder of Xpresa T Radio and Casa ALBA Melanie board member. It also includes dinner, performances by Dance Academy of Mexico, and drawings for prizes from local Hispanic-owned businesses. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets for students (from SNC and other schools) are $10; tickets for St. Norbert College faculty and staff and for the general public are $13. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at or by calling the St. Norbert box office at 920-403-3950 Monday through Friday, noon-4 p.m.

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