Marquette University offering full slate of events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15

Sept. 13, 2023

Picture of the mural, "Our Roots Say We're Sisters"MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will host a full slate of events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

  • The Hispanic/Latinx Faculty and Staff Association will lead the Orgullo Hispano March to kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month on Friday, Sept. 15, beginning at 1 p.m. Participants will meet in front of St. Joan of Arc Chapel and walk the Marquette Mile while displaying the flags of Latin America.
    • The Marquette Mile is the outer sidewalk surrounding the Central Mall, following Wisconsin Ave. to N. 11th St. to Tory Hill St./Clybourn St. to 16th St.
  • The Graduate School will host a tour of the Francisco Mora exhibit at Latino Arts Inc., 1928 S. 9th St., on Friday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. The fine arts institution is dedicated to exclusively showcasing the works of Hispanic and Latino artists.
  • The Office of Mission and Ministry will host “En Todo Amar y Servir” on Tuesday, Sept. 26, on Central Mall, to celebrate the anniversary of the Society of Jesus and Hispanic Heritage Month with Get Them While They’re Hot Tamales.

complete list of events is available on the Center for Engagement and Inclusion website.

Media interested in attending any of these events, or for more information, should contact Kevin Conway, associate director of university communication, at or by calling (414) 288-4745.

About Marquette University

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. Through the formation of hearts and minds, Marquette prepares our 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional students to lead, excel and serve as agents of positive change. And, we deliver results. Ranked in the top 20% of national universities, Marquette is recognized for its undergraduate teaching, innovation and career preparation as the sixth-best university in the country for job placement. Our focus on student success and immersive, personalized learning experiences encourages students to think critically and engage with the world around them. When students graduate with a Marquette degree, they are truly prepared and called to Be The Difference.

About Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway

Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of University Relations. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or