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Valley’s rich culture is shared through free lecture series

Posted: Friday, Sep 20th, 2013

ALAMOSA – Over the centuries the unique culture of the San Luis Valley has remained vibrant. Impressed by a heritage they share with family and community, a group of Adams State staff and faculty organized the Title V Hilos Culturales lecture series, “Lifeways of the San Luis Valley.”

Community members are invited to attend the free lectures, which begin at 7 p.m. Tuesdays through November 12 in McDaniel Hall room 201.

Donna Griego, Bernadette Torres, Mark Pittman, Michelle Romero, Andrea Benton-Maestas, and Barbara Griego-Jones attended the 2012 Hilos Summer Institute and became inspired to offer a course focusing on the culture of the San Luis Valley. The course, taught by Dr. Reyes Garcia, Fort Lewis State College professor emeritus of philosophy, brings the richness of the San Luis Valley to students. “We want to share Hilos with our students and community, Griego said. 

For the complete article see the 09-20-2013 issue.

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