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Hispanic luncheon on campus part of Hispanic Heritage Month

APSUs annual Hispanic Luncheon, slated for 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14 in the University Center Plaza, is free and open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Catered by El Toro Restaurant, the luncheon caps off Hispanic Heritage Month, which is Sept. 15-Oct. 15a month set aside to celebrate the rich Hispanic culture.

Tina Tarpy, student and Spanish Honor Society president, said the month also recognizes the growing number of Hispanics in the United Statesnow the nations largest ethnic minority.
APSU's annual Hispanic Luncheon, slated for 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14 in the University Center Plaza, is free and open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Catered by El Toro Restaurant, the luncheon caps off Hispanic Heritage Month, which is Sept. 15-Oct. 15a month set aside to celebrate the rich Hispanic culture.

Tina Tarpy, student and Spanish Honor Society president, said the month also recognizes the growing number of Hispanics in the United Statesnow the nation's largest ethnic minority.

With more Hispanic students than any university or college in Tennessee, APSU opened the state's first collegiate Hispanic Cultural Center in Spring 2005. The Hispanic Cultural Center is located on the first floor of the University Center.

Friday's Hispanic Luncheon will feature musical performances, cultural presentations and a piñata-breaking finale. For more information, telephone (931) 221-6645.
Dennie Burke