The Spanish And Latino Students Association (SALSA)
SALSA is one of the many multicultural groups on campus at the University of Rochester.
Its' focus is to share cultures, diversify and educate all at once. The Spanish And Latino Students' Association holds many annual events. Such events include:
The Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations- The student group holds poetry slams, spanish dance lessons and soccer tournaments. For the past two years the month has been ended with the Hispanic Heritage Month Show which includes comedy skits, soap operas, poetry readings, re-enactments of commercials and dances from all over the world.
Community Service - S.A.L.S.A. sells bears for premature babies and participates in the March of Dimes walk that usually takes place during May. They also participate in the Haunted Hayrides during October and in the Red Cross Mentoring Program of Rochester.
Tropicana Week- This is the biggest event for SALSA where they showcase in one week all of their hardwork and efforts. The year comes to an end with a semiformal and dance. There have been many Hispanic/Latino performers that are well known in their music genre such as Fulanito, Amarfis, Del Patio, Tulile and Oro Solido.
The Spanish And Latino Students' Association is always looking for fun new ways to reinvent themselves and participate in the Rochester Community and at the same time continue to bring their heritage and culture to the University of Rochester campus.