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Bellevue University Will Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Special Guest José L. Flores, Jr.


Bellevue University’s Hispanic Heritage Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 28, will feature José L. Flores, Jr., Communications Director for the Nebraska Democratic Party, as the guest speaker.

Julian Carranza Pulido, an up-and-coming accordion  player will provide entertainment at the luncheon.

This event is a way to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 in the United States, and a way to pay tribute to generations of Hispanic-Americans who have positively influenced our nation. 

The luncheon runs from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and will be held in the garden level of the John B. Mueller Administrative Services Building at 812 Bruin Blvd., Bellevue, Nebraska 68005. 

Tickets are $20 for the general public and $10 with a student ID. Attendees may register online at

Flores has served in a variety of operational and business development roles. His passion for giving back has been evident through his volunteer leadership roles in the Latino Center of the Midlands, the Cinco de Mayo Planning Committee, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands and the Metro Young Latino Professionals Association (MYLPA), which he co-founded.


About Bellevue University

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 60,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 80 degree programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (