Events

The Roberto Hernández Center is the lead sponsor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) and Cinco de Mayo (week of May 5) events at UWM. We also support a variety of events pertinent to Latinos throughout the year, both on campus and in the community at large.

Latino Graduation Banquet

Saturday, May 3, 2014  |  6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Honoring Summer/Fall 2013 & Spring 2014 Graduates from Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Programs.

Summer/Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 graduates are not charged. Otherwise, $12.00 per guest to attend. Please RSVP, Call (414) 229-6156 for additional information.

Location: UW-Milwaukee Union Ballroom, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.

 

 

PALM / Dante Navarro Scholarship Fund Luncheon

Monday, May 5, 2014  |  12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Contribute to the Latino Scholarship Fund for UWM undergraduate students. Learn more about the legacies that "Promote Academics in Latino Milwaukee". Charge is $50 / person, or $300 / table.
Location: UMOS, Inc., Headquarters, Board Room 2701 S. Chase Ave., Milwaukee, WI



"Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla"

Monday, May 5, 2014  |  6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

(Rated R) | Drama based on a true story / DVD / In Spanish with English Subtitles
The most important battle in México's history took place on May 5, 1862, when a small band of Mexican troops fought a massive invading army, and a courageous few determined the fate of a budding nation.
Location: UW-Milwaukee, Bolton Hall, B-60 •  3210 N. Maryland Ave., Milwaukee, WI


"Harvest of Loneliness"  |  Documentary / DVD

Tuesday, May 6, 2014  | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

This documentary features the men and women speaking of their experiences and addresses what to expect from a new temporary contract worker program. The politics of the Bracero Program laid the foundation for Mexican workers to follow the path to the U.S.
Location: UW-Milwaukee, Bolton Hall, B-60 • 3210 N. Maryland Ave., Milwaukee, WI


"Hispanic and the Medal of Honor"  |  Documentary / DVD

Thursday, May 8, 2014  |  6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The nation's highest award for battlefield valor - the Medal of Honor - is awarded to those who have distinguished themselves at the risk of their own lives, above and beyond the call of duty. We celebrate the lives of 5 Hispanic-American Medal of Honor recipients, who not only heroically served their country during WWII, the Korean War, and in Vietnam, but have also raised awareness of the Latino tradition of service to country.
Location: UW-Milwaukee, Bolton Hall, B-40 • 3210 N. Maryland Ave., Milwaukee, WI