Arkansas Tech University is honoring international students and their role in shaping campus during a week-long celebration as part of International Education Week.
According to the State Department website, International Education Week is part of nationwide “initiative between the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States.”
Arkansas Tech’s International and Multicultural Student Services Office will mark the week with several campus activities:
- IMSSO Fashion Show – 12 p.m. Doc’s place. Participants can view traditional clothing from a variety of cultures represented at Arkansas Tech.
- ENACTUS Cultural Exchange – 6 p.m. Third floor of Rothwell Hall. Participants can learn about various cultural practices of six countries represented at Arkansas Tech.
- International Perspectives Forum – 12:30 p.m. Room 242 of the Doc Bryan Student Services Building. Participants will hear from a student panel about customs and practices throughout the world
- International Trivia – 7 p.m. Doc’s Place. Participants will answer international-themed trivia questions as part of a game of bingo.
- India Night – 6 p.m. Young Ballroom. Participants will learn more about life and daily practices of those living in India.
- 50-Minute Tour of Nigeria – 12:30 p.m. Doc Bryan Student Services Building Lecture Hall. Participants will learn more about Nigeria from graduate student Nasirat Akinola.
- International Festival and Talent Expo – 6 p.m. Doc Bryan Student Services Building Lecture Hall. Participants will enjoy performances from students representing several countries. Additionally, music and food will be provided.
Keep logging on to arkansastechnews.com for more information about each event during International Education Week.