Office of Multicultural Student Success

Filipino American Heritage Month

Planning committees are open to all UT students, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in serving on the planning committee for Filipino Heritage Month, please email

Purpose: Filipino American Heritage Month highlights the importance of language, food, and dance in Filipino American culture during the month of October.

Filipino American Heritage Month Kickoff

Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:00PM - 2:00pm
Student Union Trimble Lounge

Join us in celebrating the start of Filipino American Heritage Month! Enjoy Filipino food, lumpia and flan, learn the traditional dance Tinikling and meet the Filipino American Association (FAA) executive board!

Food Workshop

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Student Union 2582

Come and learn how to make halo halo (ice cream) the traditional dessert of the Philippines.

Dance Workshop

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:00PM - 7:00PM
HEC Dance Studio

Members of the Filipino American Association will teach students different cultural dances.

Philippine Culture Night (PCN)

Saturday, October 20, 2018 7:00pm
Student Union Auditorium

Enjoy a night of culture…. Tickets are $8 for UT students and $10 for others. They can be purchased by contacting eboard member, Diana Chiem at Tickets can also be purchased at the door.


MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Come join FAA for a fun dodgeball competition!

Language Workshop

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 7:00 - 9:00PM
Student Union 2584

A member of the Filipino American Association will teach students the basics of the Filipino language Tagalog.

Paint the Rock with FAA

Thursday, October 25, 2018, after FAA General Body Meeting

Students will gather after the FAA general body meeting to paint the rock Filipino colors to show their pride!

Social Media Campaign

Throughout Filipino American Heritage Month the Office of Multicultural Student Success will be posting content about Filipino historical figures, celebrities and FAA members. Follow OMSS on Twitter at @UT_OMSS, Instagram at omss_ut and on Facebook at Omss UToledo.

Last Updated: 10/18/18