Lansing Community College

LCC to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By Marilyn Twine

People in colorful dresses dancing

LANSING, Mich. – Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) takes place each year from September 15 to October 15. LCC is proud to recognize and celebrate the many contributions, diverse cultures, and the history of the American Latino community.
This year’s theme is “Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America." The focus will be on recognizing the significant strides of Hispanics in the economic, political, and social growth of the U.S.
LCC is a proud sponsor of 517 Hispanic Heritage Weekend Sept. 22 through Sept. 24, in Downtown Lansing. There will be FREE activities all weekend including a Hispanic Heritage Dance Class and Mixer, A Taste of Hispanic Heritage Festival and a Latin Jazz Night. View the full list of activities here.
Be sure to watch the LCC main social media pages for interesting facts and history of our Latino brothers and sisters. Join us as we honor the prosperity, power, and progress of Hispanics during the month and beyond.
Learn more about National Hispanic Heritage Month on this website.


About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 14,500 students across a six-county area each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The Transfer Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from five partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit

Lansing Community College provides equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discriminatory practices based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or participate in educational programs, courses, services or activities offered by the College.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Human Resource Manager/Employee Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1879; Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-9632.


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