The Latin American Studies Committee has sponsored or co-sponsored may extracurricular academic activities on campus. As examples:
- An Open House to introduce the Latin American Studies Program on campus.
- A recital by the Uruguayan actress Estela Castro to honor the death of Federico Garcia Lorca
- A bilingual poetry reading with participants from Costa Rica
- A video and lecture by Dr. June Nash, a leading sociologist, on "The Mobilization of Women in the Latin American Debt Crisis"
- A lecture by Puerto Rican poet Carlos Rodriguez on Latin American poetry in New York City
- A presentation by Ms. Jennifer Casolo, ex-Church worker, on "Politics in El Salvador and Central America"
- A lecture by Dr. Sondra Fradd on "Surviving in a Culturally Diverse Environment"
- A student seminar and public lecture by Dr. Arturo Valenzuela, Assistant Deputy Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs
- A 4-part lecture series, The Continuing Legacy of the Encounter: 500 years of Conflict and Accommodation in Latin America"
These and other activities have been co-sponsored by other academic departments and by student organizations such as Latin American Student Union, Caribbean Students Organization, El Museo Escolar, The Spanish Club, Hermanos Latinos, TELA (Teatro Estudiantil Latinoamericano), and Kappa Lambda Omega sorority.