NSU celebrates International Education Week

Confucius Institute calligraphy

ABERDEEN, S.D. – This year, Northern State University will celebrate multiculturalism with a week’s worth of events, held Nov. 13-17 during national International Education Week.

The week will feature daily activities on campus celebrating cultures from around the nation and the globe. The schedule of events includes:

Monday, Nov. 13

10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Study Abroad Fair, Student Center

12:30-1:30 p.m.: NSU Career Services student workshop, “Marketing your international experience,” Student Center Centennial Rooms

7 p.m.: Women’s Basketball International Night, Barnett Center

Tuesday, Nov. 14

5:30-6:30 p.m.: Sash ceremony (December international student graduates), Lincoln Hall Gallery

Wednesday, Nov. 15:

11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Confucius Institute calligraphy demonstration, Student Center Maroon Room

1-2 p.m.: Faculty Fulbright information session, Student Center Gold Room

2-3 p.m., 3-4 p.m.: Confucius Institute tai chi fan dance lessons, Student Center

6-7:30 p.m.: Pengyou/Multicultural Forum, Student Center Maroon Room

Thursday, Nov. 16:

6-8 p.m.: “Many Cultures, One Community,” Centennial Rooms

Including: Taste of Home food booths and entertainment

Featuring: Kevin Locke, world renowned Hoop Dancer at 7 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 17

All day: Art Exhibit by NSU faculty member Dr. Greg Blair, Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery

7 p.m.: Men’s Basketball game half-time performance of the Flag Song, Lakota National Anthem and Veterans’ Song by the Native American Student Association and Cheyenne River High School students, in honor of Native American Heritage month

Evening: Ping pong tournament, rec center in Dacotah Hall

For more information, contact the NSU Office of International Programs at 605-626-7802 or international@northern.edu.

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