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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Pit

Haitian Student Organization meet and greet featuring LACC tabling to promote resources and events. Sponsored by the Haitian Student Organization (HSO). Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Global Learning. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Book presentation by Dr. Andrea Fanta Castro, Assistant Professor of Spanish, FIU. Presentation in Spanish. Part of LACC's Foreign Languages Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Lecture Series and Andean Studies Program of Excellence. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Presentation featuring Ms. Annie Pforzheimer, Director of the Office of Andean Affairs US State Department. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program of Excellence and its Andean Studies Program of Excellence. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Pit

Tabling info session featuring LACC's programs and events including study abroads, certificates, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, plus much more! Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Annual report by LACC Director, Frank Mora, and strategic planning meeting for 2016-2017 academic year. By invitation only. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Presentation by FIU's Drs. Guillermo J. Grenier, Professor of Sociology, and Hugh Gladwin, Associate Professor of Anthropology. Funded by the Office of the President, Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, Cuban Research Institute, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Office of External Relations, and the College of Communication, Architecture, and the Arts. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.

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Venue:By invitation only.

Talk by Eric Farnsworth, Vice President of the Americas Society/Council of the Americas. Sponsored by LACC. Part of LACC's LAC & the Professions Lecture Series. By invitation only. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Panel discussion by Eric Farnsworth, Council of the Americas, Miriam Kornblith, National Endowment for Democracy, and Jose Miguel Cruz, LACC. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA), and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Part of LACC’s Governance and Security Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Fair featuring information and advising sessions on majors including LACC Academic Programs participation for BA recruitment. Sponsored by the Undergraduate Education Exploratory Advising Center, Student Programming Council, and Student Government Association. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Book presentation by Claudia Palacios, journalist and news commentator currently serving as News Director at Canal Capital, Bogotá Colombia's public station. Event is in Spanish. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program of Excellence and Andean Studies Program of Excellence and LACC's Foreign Languages Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Lecture Series. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Room TBA

Administration of exam for Celpe-Bras certification. Celpe-Bras, the Brazilian Ministry of Education's official Portuguese language proficiency exam, serves to verify language competency at the intermediate, superior intermediate, advanced and superior advanced levels. FIU serves as 1 of only 4 official testing sites in the US and administers the exam twice per year. Deadline to register is August 19, 2016. Contact Professor A. Vono at vonoa@fiu.edu for more information or to register.

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Venue:University of Miami | Newman Alumni Center | Coral Gables, FL

Conference featuring experts that examine the Consequences of the Fall: Energy Security, Sustainable Development and Global Warming in the Second Decade of the Twenty-First Century. LACC Director, Frank Mora, moderates panel two. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Department of International Studies and College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Miami, among others. Registration required. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, DM 353

Meeting featuring professors and advisers from FIU and Santa Fe College on Asia and Latin America-oriented programs. Made possible by LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. This event is by invitation only. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library Breezeway & GL 220

Language Family Reunion and roundtable discussions with faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Join in the games, competition, and conversation. Enter our contests for the most languages spoken, most unusual language spoken, and other fun events with lots of giveaways! Co-sponsored by LACC, FIU Libraries, Modern Languages, AADS, Global Learning, Study Abroad, and others. Free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, contact hammills@fiu.edu.