MSU Denver

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week

The purpose of HSIs Week is to recognize 569 HSIs throughout the nation for their work and critical role in educating and empowering Hispanics/Latina/o/x.

This year HSI Week is September 12 – 16, 2022, MSU Denver will participate by hosting several events and sharing stories about our impact on our students and community in the Early Bird and on social media.

Logo celebrating HSI Week. There is a blue sun, yellow sun rays, a city in white in front of mountains in red .

RSVP for the HSI Week Events

HSI Logo Art Mural Photo by: Kylie Henson

HSI - What is it?

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tivoli Multicultural Lounge

Monday, September 12 Sign up to Table
Latino Summit March for Peace and Justice

Effective Advocacy

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tivoli 440

Tuesday, September 13 RSVP HSI Week Events

Pathway to Servingness: MSU Denver Reception

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Marriott SpringHill Suites

Tuesday, September 13 RSVP for the Reception

Adios! Imposter Syndrome- Grow with Google

11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Tutoring Center JSSB 210

Wednesday, September 14 RSVP HSI Week Events
Business man giving training to team in a conference room

Equity in Supervision

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Wednesday, September 14 RSVP HSI Week Events
Counseling Center Door

Mental Health Issues and Latinx Students

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Tivoli 651

Wednesday, September 14 Counseling Center
MSU Denver graduate holds hands up in triumph with loved ones.

Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Tivoli Multicultural Lounge

Thursday, September 15 No RSVP Needed
Cocina de los Correcaminos

Cocina de los Correcaminos

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Hospitality Learning Center 208

Thursday, September 15 RSVP HSI Week Events

Orientación Familiar

5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Tivoli Garage Lounge

Thursday, September 15 Register for the Event
Teacher with a group of university students, in a laboratory classroom. The instructor is considering one of the students work, the mood is light hearted and positive. Other classmates are discussing things with each other. This is a realistic teaching scenario, with candid expressions. This is a multi-ethnic group of women. In the background there is a white board with mathematical formula written on it. All ladies are wearing id tags.

Centering Identities in the Classroom

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Central Classroom 103

Friday, September 16

HSI – What is it?

Monday, September 12, 2022,
HSI – What is it? A resource fair for students to connect with departments and organizations that embrace and enhance their MSU Denver experience. Join us as we discuss what HSI means over Coffee and Conchas, in the Tivoli Multicultural Lounge, across from Starbucks from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Effective Advocacy

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Effective Advocacy training and forum taking place from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the Tivoli 440. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion in collaboration with MSU Denver Champions and Government Affairs is bringing MSU Denver alum, Patricia Ordaz President of the Congressional Hispanic Staff Association (CHSA) as the keynote speaker for this event. Join us as we highlight legislative efforts made by MSU Denver and learn how to advocate for policies that align with your values effectively. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved with advocacy efforts, strengthen your voice and storytelling skills, to change policy.

¡Adios! Imposter Syndrome: Grow with Google

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
¡Adios! Imposter Syndrome: Grow with Google held in Tutoring Center, JSSB 220 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. will be an in-person virtual Google course with taking the Imposter Syndrome Course with food and prizes for attendees.

Equity in Supervision

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Equity in Supervision session is being held from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., in the CAVEA, JSSB 420. This session will support supervisors in leading with culturally relevant supervision tools and practices.

Cocina de los Correcaminos

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Cocina de los Correcaminos/Roadrunner’s Kitchen, with Chalane Lechuga, Professor of the Chicana/o Studies. From 12 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Hospitality Learning Center. A reception will follow. Are you looking for a good salsa recipe? Accompany us alongside Dr. Lechuga, as she enlightens us with her North Side chiles and tomatoes, be a part of the salsa making!

Auraria Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Auraria Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff in the Tivoli Multicultural Lounge from 10 a.m-12 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the start of Latinx Heritage Month with an assortment of activities. Coloring, La Loteria food trucks, FAMA Latin Dance Group, and Mariachi Band playing during the event.

Centering Identities in the Classroom

Friday, September 16, 2022
Centering Identities in the Classroom, partnering with the Center for Teaching Learning and Design and the Tenure-Track Supper Club will take place from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m., in the Central Classroom Room 103.

Office Contact

Manuel Del Real, Ph.D.

Executive Director of HSI Initiatives and Inclusion

Office Staff

Campus Location:

Jordan Student Success Building (JSSB) 440
890 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO 80204

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 1
Denver, CO 80217-3362