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Latina Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the influence la raza has had on American history and culture. Nosotras, the Smith Latina student organization, hosts commemorative celebrations throughout the month.

Asian Pacific American Awareness Month

In October, Smith College recognizes the diversity of Asian/Pacific American cultures. The Asian Students Association and the Korean American Students of Smith co-sponsor a range of events highlighted by an Asian Teahouse and a fall conference.

Native American/American Indian Heritage Month

November is a time to acknowledge the contributions of the first Americans. Indigenous Smith Students and Allies (ISSA) co-sponsor several events highlighted by an Anti-Columbus Day Teach-In and rally.

Black Heritage Month

A week-long remembrance of African Americans' history and accomplishments has evolved into a vibrant, month-long celebration. Smith College observes Black Heritage Month throughout February in conjunction with the Black Arts Festival, which is co-sponsored by the Smith Black Students' Alliance.

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Otelia Cromwell Day Symposia

Smith College annually honors the pioneering courage of its first African American graduate, Otelia Cromwell, Ph.D., class of 1900. The entire college gathers for workshops, lectures, films and performances that focus on the topics of racism, diversity and community.

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