Past Events

  • Display of Ancient American Material Culture
    Oct. 20 - Sep. 15, 2022

    View a display of clay cultural heritage works that represent Nariño, Quimbaya and Calima cultures.

  • Mariachi at Thursday Chapel
    Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 at 11:25 am

    Join us during Thursday Chapel to hear Cal Lutheran’s very own Mariachi Ensemble, led by Rocio Marrón.

  • Paletas on the Patio
    Thursday, Sep. 29, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    Join us for Paletas on the Samuelson Chapel patio after Thursday's Chapel service.

  • ASCENSO Hispanic Fellowship Presentations: Community Research in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
    Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    This event will celebrate ASCENSO's first Hispanic Fellows cohort. After completing an eight-week fellowship with the County of Ventura's DEI Office, Cal Lutheran students will present their projects, experiences and growing knowledge of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice.


  • Mariachi Concert
    Wednesday, May. 4, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    The Cal Lutheran Mariachi Ensemble, led by Rocio Marrón, will perform classic songs from the mariachi repertoire. 

  • Street Tapestry
    Friday, Apr. 22, 2022 at 10:30 am
    Thursday, Apr. 21, 2022 at 10:30 am
    Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2022 at 10:30 am
    Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2022 at 10:30 am
    Monday, Apr. 18, 2022 at 10:30 am

    The Street Tapestry Project is coming to Cal Lutheran! Come fill in the stenciled design with multicolor sand throughout the week. This community Street Tapestry event will culminate on Friday with the observance of Earth Day.

  • “Cabeza de Vaca and the Problem of Early Encounters”
    Thursday, Apr. 7, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    Andrés Reséndez, a professor of history at UC Davis, will address the earliest sustained European exploration of large areas that become the United States, a venture that turned out to be an unmitigated disaster. 

  • Being a Successful Latina in a German Company in the United States
    Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    We are excited to invite Judith Sanchez Lopez, senior vice president general manager from Jafra USA, to discuss being a successful Latina in a German company in the United States.

  • Mariachi Ensemble Concert
    Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    The Cal Lutheran Mariachi Ensemble will perform classic songs from the mariachi repertoire.


  • COVID-19, Migration & Challenges to Women-Led Entrepreneurship in Mexico
    Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    Learn about the economic and social challenges faced by female entrepreneurial artisans of Oaxaca, Mexico. Insights from research and lived experience will be shared, including reflections on the impact of the pandemic and migration.


2019 Lecture: Gina Ann Garcia, PhD

September 26, 2019
Complicating an HSI Identity 

Culturally Relevant Practices at HSIs 

About the Speaker

Gina Ann Garcia is a leading scholar on Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and an associate professor in the Department of Administrative and Policy Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, specializing in Higher Education and Student Affairs. She is a scholar activist committed to disrupting the status quo of postsecondary education by bringing attention to the ways higher education has historically been committed to whiteness and regularly reinforces white narratives and white standards. Connecting critical and organizational theory, Dr. Garcia's research centers Latinxs and HSIs, and is guided by the principles of equity and justice.