La Casa's 40th Anniversary

Indiana University La Casa, Latino Cultural Center 40th Year Celebration!

In 2013, La Casa will be celebrating its 40th year anniversary. In honor of this event, a photo and history exhibit will be created to showcase the Latino presence at Indiana University-Bloomington. Do you have pictures that you can share as part of this exhibit and archive? Your photographs/snapshots may become part of the exhibit or the Latino Alumni Web site. To have your photographs considered for the exhibit, simply send us a copy of your photograph with your name, address, telephone, and email address to: or send an electronic copy to: "lacasa@indiana.edu". Please include names or any information you can give regarding each photo you submit. We will not be able to return any photographs so be sure to send a copy.

La Casa, Latino Cultural Center
715 E. 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408

Or maybe you but have a story to tell regarding your experience at La Casa or IU or know someone who would be interested in this project and can share some information? Please contact us at 812-855-0174 or by email at lacasa@indiana.edu.

Listed below are general themes and specific images we need, but are not limited to the following:

  • Latinos students, faculty, staff and alumni
  • Informal family snapshots of visits, especially when family dropping off or pick up students
  • Ceremonies, receptions, activities and special events
  • Any holiday meals or cultural traditions celebrated while at IU
  • Recreation activities such as movies, music concerts, shows, playing games, sports or any other outdoor event
  • Organizational group photo or photo of officers
  • Trips while in college
  • La Casa photos
  • Campus photos
  • Special Latino guests, speakers or performers
  • Event programs or handouts
  • Any writings such as stories essays, journals, or papers on your experience at IU

Weekend Itinerary


Friday October 11, 2013

5:00 pm -9:00 pm Registration La Casa, 715 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN
6:00 pm -8:00 pm Welcome Reception La Casa
7:00 pm -9:00 pm Brazilian Chamber Ensemble, Ford Hall, 2nd fl of the Simon Music Center, 200 S. Jordan Avenue

Saturday October 12, 2013

8:30 am -11:30 pm Registration (Continental Breakfast) La Casa
9:00 am - 10:00am Campus Tour Starts at La Casa
10:00 am -11:30 am "Latina/o Student Pioneers 1960s" (Continental Breakfast) Indiana Memorial Union
11:30 am -12:30 pm Latino Student Organizations Reunion Indiana Memorial Union
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Becoming an Alumni Student Recruiter La Casa
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Old School Sports-Fest Dunn Meadow
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Free Time (on your own)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm IU Art Museum Private Exhibit
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Cocktails and Appetizers, cash bar Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center
7:00 pm -10:00 pm Dinner Banquet Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

Sunday October 13, 2013

10:00 am -11:30 am IU Latino Alumni Board Meeting, open to all alumni La Casa
11:30 am -1:00 pm Alumni/Student Networking Roundtable and Lunch La Casa