The Carnaval celebration — hosted by the arts and humanities college — introduced students to traditions from countries across the world.
The evening was filled with milestones and heartfelt tributes.
Events such as Black Prom have a way of creating community on a campus that can feel isolating for so many students of color.
The event featured traditional Latin food and music, and had almost 300 attendees.
The event brought Black organizations on the campus together to celebrate their culture and community.
The celebration featured showcases from UMD's different schools, as well as games, prizes, and activities.
The mall was covered in pigments for the Festival of Colors
The Student Alumni Leadership Council recognized the day with their annual Charter Day event
The theme of this year’s National Hispanic Heritage Month is “Celebrar, Educar y Dar” which means celebrate, educate and give.