SAGINAW MAY 31
La Union Civica Mexicana's 31st Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Saginaw is slated for May 8, 2010.
9:00 a.m. 5k run for information 989-399-9925 or www.cincokrun.com
11:00 a.m. Parade
12 noon- 6p.m. Music on Ojibway Island
***THE MSU LIBRARIES DOES NOT HAVE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT****
As we reach the home stretch of the semester, here are some big changes to look for in the Gast Business Library over the summer:
Mergers & Acquisitions: Forecast for Summer Renovations
There will be a number of significant improvements made to the Business Library over the summer. Compact shelving will replace the current fixed shelving for a much greater capacity for printed materials. To help reduce confusion and provide a more consistent layout, the collections of books and journals will also be merged and rearranged.
The Business Library will remain...Continue reading "News from the Gast Business Library - April 2010"...
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RECENT ACQUISITONS IN CHICANO/LATINO STUDIES
IN THE CESAR E. CHAVEZ COLLECTION
AT THE MSU LIBRARIES
Bender, S. (2008). One night in America : Robert Kennedy, Cesar Chavez, and the dream of dignity. Boulder, CO, Paradigm Publishers.
Berumen, F. J. G. (2001). Ramon Novarro : the life and films of the first Latino Hollywood superstar. New York, Vantage Press.
Ellenberger, A. R. (1999). Ramon Novarro : a biography of the silent film idol, 1899-1968 : with a filmography. Jefferson, N.C., McFarland.
Flores, J. and R. Rosaldo. (2007). "...Continue reading "Recent Acquisitions Spring 2008"...
March 27, 2010
Fourth Annual Flint Cesar Chavez March
11am: "The Life of Cesar Chavez" performed by the Ballet Folklorico Estudiantil in the Kiva Theatre
Noon: Cesar Chavez March down Chavez Drive followed by a reception and lunch
Keynote Speaker: Jane Garcia, US Census Bureau
The Hispanic Latino Collaborative of Genesee County proudly presents a Citizens March to commemorate the 83rd anniversary of the birth of Cesar E. Chavez scheduled for Saturday, March 27, 2010 at noon. The walk will commence at U of M Flint's Harding Mott University...Continue reading "4th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Citizens March"...
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The Merrill Park Elementary School is having its annual 5th grade Cesar E. Chavez Quiz Bowl Competition on April 30, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. Merrill Park Elementary School teacher Rebecca Sanchez coordinates the event between a 4-5 student Merrill Park team and a 4-5 student team from a competing elementary school in the Saginaw school district.
Students study aspects of Cesar E. Chavez's life and the work of the UFW.