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Hispanic Heritage

A celebration of Hispanic Heritage at WWU in the months of September-October.


LatinX Club

The LatinX Club promotes interests related to diverse Hispanic Cultures in Latin America, provides opportunities to experience different cultures by music, food, and fellowship related events for its members, and promotes goodwill within the Walla Walla and College Place community.

Sponsor: Alma Alfaro (alma.alfaro@wallawalla.edu)

Presidenst: Dolores D Mora tejeda (dolores.mora@wallawalla.edu)


Hispanic Faculty Staff Association (HFSA)

The WWU Hispanic Faculty Staff Association (HFSA) provides opportunities for students, faculty, and staff who identify with and/or embody the Hispanic/Latino culture. Our mission is to empower students through the facilitation of experiences that will enrich communication, foster networking to give voice to the cultural, social, spiritual, and educational matters that can further support inclusivity of the Hispanic/Latino population and the WWU community as a whole. 

Faculty Co-Chair: George Perez (George.Perez@wallawalla.edu)


2022 Hispanic Heritage Month Events:

September 15 - October 15 

  • Celebration of Hispanic Music and Dance
  • Fall Quarter US Latina Writers
  • Sabbath Celebration
  • AdorArte Concert
  • Hispanic Heritage CommUnity

September 25th: Welcome Back Bash (Sunday, 6-8pm) 

Welcome Back Bash is a celebration of the start of a new school year and the HFSA has a booth, so make plans to stop by and know more about what the HFSA is all about. You will find carnival games, prizes, and a lot of love.


October 1st: The Longest Table (Sabbath)

Look for the HFS tables and make sure to stop by for homemade and delicious authentic Latin-American food and tons of amor.


October 15th: Sábado Joven & Concierto en Vivo (Sabbath)

Join us for an Spiritual Youth Sabbath at Village Hall.

  • Escuela Sabatica @10am.
  • Worship Service and Community Recognition @11am.
  • Best Potluck Hispanic Style @1:30pm.
  • Concierto (Live Concert) @5pm. 

October 25: CommUnity celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (Tuesday)

Speaker: Pastor Abner Santos

Join Hispanic Ministries and Spanglish Church for the CommUnity.


October 28: Hispanic Vespers (Friday)

Speaker: Pastor Shintell Izquierdo

Join Hispanic Ministries and Spanglish Church for the Vespers.