Tag Archives: Hispanic Heritage Month

Library hosts Constitution Day symposium

The University Library, together with Regent’s Center for Latino Leadership, Law Library, Student Services, and the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network, sponsored Regent’s sixth annual Constitution Day celebration on September 17th. This year’s topic was Celebrating Our Constitution with a Hispanic Lens: History, Law, and Contemporary Issues. Panelists included (left to right in photo) Mr. Hugo Valverde, Esq.; Mr. Peter Baron; Ms. Emily Sumner, Esq.. Dr. Mary Manjikian served as moderator. For an overview of the event, click here.

Public Law 108-447, Sec. 111 (b) states: “Each educational institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year shall hold an educational program on the United States Constitution on September 17 of such year for the students served by the educational institution.”

Hispanic films available in the Library

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), the Library has prepared a filmography of relevant films and documentaries in the Library collection. The list includes feature films in Spanish produced in Spain and Latin America, as well as non-fiction films in English about topics related to Hispanic history and culture. To view the filmography, click here.

As with literature, films provide an inside look into the cultures from which they originate. The Library encourages everyone to enjoy the Hispanic film collection and gain a broader understanding for the cultures of Spain and Latin American.