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History of Events

Semester

Event

Fall 1998

Latino Heritage Month Cultural Celebration

Special Guest: Luis A Miranda Jr., former president of The Hispanic Federation

Topic: Hispanics and the Millenium

Photo of Ahutahai in Chile

 

Spring 1999

Cultural Celebration

Special Guest: Charlie Fourquet, NYS Hispanic Genealogy Society

Topic: Searching Our Latino Heritage

Carlos E. Santiago at 02 Alianza awards

Fall 1999

Latino Heritage Cultural Celebration

Special Guest: Juan Sanchez, Ph.D., Art Professor, Hunter College, NY

Topic: The Evolution of Latino Artists

02 Alianza guests

 

Spring 2000

Dialogue with Tri-Area Community Leaders

Opening meeting to future collaborations

Fall 2000

Latino Heritage Month Cultural Celebration

Special Guest: Wilfredo Colon, Ph.D., RPI

Alianza Latina honors Dr. Colon for receiving the Presidential Early Career Award from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Colon shared some research highlights on DNA and what leads to Alzheimer's.

Janette Rondo and Roberto Vives

Spring 2001

Cultural Celebration

Special Guest: Steve Beditz, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources Management, UAlbany

Topic: Status of Latino students, faculty, and staff at the University at Albany

Escudo de Puerto Rico

Fall 2001

Cultural Celebration

Special Guest: Dr. Maria Ramirez

Photo of Anakena in Chile

Spring 2002

Alianza Latina Award Ceremony

Event honoring the academic achievements and professional success of our Latino students and University staff.

Coqui de Puerto Rico

 

Fall 2002

Latino Heritage Month Cultural Celebration

Special Guest: Carlos E. Santiago, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, UAlbany

Topic: Puerto Ricans in the United States: Where they are and where are they going according to the 2000 Census

Children don't make war

Spring 2003

Alianza Latina Award Ceremony

Event honoring the academic achievements and professional success of our Latino students and University staff.

Jibara con lata de agua - Puerto Rico

 

Fall 2003

Special Event: A Cultural Celebration & Farewell

Special Guest: President Karen Hitchcock

Dra. Edna Acosta-Belén and Dra. Carmen Caamaño

 

Spring 2004

Alianza Latina Award Ceremony

Event honoring the academic achievements and professional success of our Latino students and University staff.

Escudo

 

Fall 2004

Alianza Latina Holiday Luncheon

A celebration in honor of Latino traditions.

Arte by Gomez

 

Spring 2005

Alianza Latina Award Ceremony

Event honoring the academic achievements and professional success of our Latino students and University staff.

Arte by Gomez

Fall 2005

Latino Heritage Month Cultural Celebration

Theme: An event celebrating Latino traditions

Gurabo, Puerto Rico

 

Spring 2006

Alianza Latina Celebrates the Latino Class of 2006 and Honors University Service

Honoring academic success

Garita, El Morro, PR

Fall 2006

Latino Heritage Month Cultural Celebration

Special Guest: Juan George, Manager, Desmond Hotel, Albany, NY

Topic: Pa'lante: Suenos Realizados

Photo of people of the Amazon in Brazil