This event encompasses an array of cultural foods and traditions on campus. Every year, we hold a space that invites various tables of foods to come for students to try. Some foods we’ve had are Haitian rice and beans, griot, plantains, empanadas, Italian cookie and gelato, Cuban yucca, Irish cabbage and ham, Indian breads and Greek baklava.
Latino Heritage Dinner
Annual dinner celebration that includes dancing, live music, delicious Latino foods from the Worcester Community and fellowship with one another as we celebrate the Latino community during Latino Heritage Months.
Black History Month
ALANA commits to a number of programs within Black History Month. Some of these programs include an educational panel on a topical focus (regarding social and racial injustices in the Black community, language in the community, etc.), our Hound N Out improve/comedy night, and our Black History Month Dinner at Taylor Dining Hall.
Native American Speaker Event
In recognition and celebration of Native American History Month, we’ve had the pleasure of having Larry Spotted Crown Mann on campus to share stories and educate the community on the indigenous community and lands.
Lunar New Year
ALANA has been able to host local Lion Dancers to share their skills in Taylor Dining Hall and welcome the New Year with our Asian community students.
Women’s History Month
ALANA is able to host an event honoring and recognizing our women at the Assumption community.
Step and Dance
This is our annual dance competition with various dance teams in the New England area.