William Paterson University of New Jersey’s 10-day long Latinx Heritage Celebration will begin with motivational speaker and Latino edutainer “Ernie G.”
A graduate of Loyola Marymount University with his B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Chicano Studies, Ernie has developed his own unique form of Comedy he calls “Latino Edutainment – Educating and Entertaining with a Latino Flavor!” and has performed for many of the country’s top organizations and corporations, including Disney, Pepsi-Co, General Mills, U.S. Armed Forces, National Council de la Raza, Latin American Educational Foundation and the Hispanic College Fund. His accolades include being honored by the City of Los Angeles with the 1st-ever Mario Moreno “Cantínflas” Award for “…representing the Latino community with the same humor and distinction as the legendary Mario Moreno “Cantínflas” and who, like Cantínflas, utilizes his power to help those most in need,” as well as being the Key Note Speaker at UCLA’s 32nd Annual RAZA Graduation.
WPUNJ’s Latinx Heritage Celebration will run from September 26 – October 6 and will feature 12 events.
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