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Honoring and celebrating the history, culture and contributions of citizens of Latin heritage – that’s the goal of Latinx Heritage Month in September.

Missouri State University will host several events to engage and educate the campus and larger community about Latinx heritage. 

Yvania Garcia-Pusateri, MSU executive director of multicultural programs, and Melissa Gutierrez, a senior political science and modern language major at Missouri State, discuss the significance of the month and highlight the celebration.

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For a full schedule of events taking place during Latinx Heritage Month 2019, visit this website

A native of Malaysia, Emily moved to Springfield in 2010 and started working at Missouri State University in 2014. She’s currently the public relations specialist in the office of strategic communication. She has a BA in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo and a Master of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.
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