Hispanic Area Council Mission

To create a sense of awareness of all Hispanic and Latino cultures, help retain the Hispanic and Latino population in a university setting, provide opportunities for community service and involvement, and establish the success of the Council as a whole through the development of individual excellence.


HAC Email | hispanicareacouncil@gmail.com


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HAC provides oppurtunities to Hispanic/Latinx in order to help them succeed in their college journey. We aim to keep students involved and prepared for life after college. Support underrepresented college students by donating to our page.

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Fall 2022 - HAC Club Meetings

When Date Time

Fall Semester 

  • In person at the Student Services Building, Room 155


Every Friday

1-2 PM


Email monicarodriguez@weber.edu for ways to get involved with HAC!


HAC Leadership 2022-23



Monica Rodriguez Mesa


HAC President

Neftali Castañeda


HAC Secretary

Trini M. Gonzales


Hispanic Student Senator

Rachel Asencio


Hispanic Area Council Events

Hispanic Heritage Month: (September 15 - October 15, 2021)


Sept. 15: Simón Bolívar, El Libertador de América (Sociedad Bolivariana de América del Norte). Historical conversation and real items from the time of the revolution. Student Services Building, Room 155, 4-6 p.m.

Sept. 15-Oct. 15: "Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation" Campaign for Educational Empowerment. Signs at WSU Ogden and Davis campuses.

Sept. 15-Oct. 15: “WSU Hispanic Heritage Month Traditional Attires Display: España, México, Salvador, Guatemala, Perú, Colombia, Paraguay and the Influence of Los Conquistadores.” Bookstore window in the Shepherd Union.

Sept. 15, 22, 29 & Oct. 6, 13: Thursdays of Heritage. Celebrate who you are by wearing traditional attire. Register at the Student Services Building, Room 150. Prizes for best attire or item. Winner announced at 5 p.m.

Sept. 20: Power Hour: Undocumented in the Pandemic. PBS Documentary and panel discussion with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) advocates and immigration attorneys. Shepherd Union, Wildcat Theater, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sept. 21: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Hispanic Student Senator Town Hall. Shepherd Union, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Sept. 27: Masterclass with Jarabe Mexicano and WSU Ballet Folklórico. Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, 4-6 p.m., free and open to the public.

Sept. 28: Jarabe Mexicano and WSU Ballet Folklórico concert. Ogden Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Find tickets at onstageogden.org/calendar/#all.

Sept. 29: Flash Mob Veracruz, México. Shepherd Union Atrium, Tracy Hall Plaza, 12:30-1 p.m.


Oct. 3-4: Flash Mobs from Trujillo, Perú and Jalisco, México. Shepherd Union Atrium, Tracy Hall Plaza, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Oct. 1-31: LatinArte, Artes de México en Utah, and Nuestras Raíces Hispanic, Latino/LatinX, Utah Artist. Social justice and immigration art exhibit, Shepherd Union, Bridge. Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Oct. 4-5, 11: LatinAmérica Live Music featuring: harp, guitars, maracas, accordion and Mariachi. Shepherd Union, Atrium, Tracy Hall Plaza, and Arts and Humanities Building, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Oct. 4: Caminando Unidos Alumni Lunch. Shepherd Union, Room 320, 12-2 p.m., open to all students.

Oct. 4-5: El Mercadito. Handcrafts from México, Guatemala, Perú, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Colombia and Utah artisans, live music and more, Shepherd Union Atrium, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Oct. 20: LatinArte, Nuestras Raíces Conversation. Shepherd Union, Fire Lounge 12:30-1:30 p.m.


Día de Los Muertos - Day of the Dead: (November 1, 2021 - November 5, 2021)


Día de Los Muertos Celeebration at WSU | WSU Shepherd Union Gallery | November 1, 2021 

Bread of the Dead (Pan de Muerto), Hot Chocolate and Alter Making |  Monday, November 1, 2021 | 12 - 2 PM | In person while supplies last


Día de Los Muertos at The Monarch | 455 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401 |  November 1, 2021 

Make Skull Hand Warmers | Monday, November 1, 2021 | 6 - 6:40 PM / 7 - 7:40 PM | In person event, materials provided | 25 attendees per session | Center for Multicultural Excellence

Sugar Skulls Kit | Monday, November 1, 2021 | 6 - 6:40 PM and 7 - 7:40 PM | In person event, materials provided | 25 attendees per session | Hispanic Area Council (HAC)

Catrina Face Painting Tutorial | Monday, November 1, 2021 | 6 - 6:40 PM and 7 - 7:40 PM | In person event, materials provided | 25 attendees per session | WSU Ballet Folklórico 


Las Cafeteras and WSU Ballet Folklórico performing at The Monarch | 455 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401 | November 1, 2021 

WSU Ballet Folklórico Performance: 6:15 - 6:45 PM

Mariachi Aguilas De La Esperanza Performance: 7 - 8 PM

Las Cafeteras Performance : 8:15 - 9:45 PM 



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