UA Little Rock to hold International Celebration Week

UA Little Rock will celebrate the benefits of a diverse, international population on campus and promote exchange and international education with a week of on-campus events from Nov. 12-16.

The week will kick off on Monday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a Study Abroad Living Gallery in the Donaghey Student Center Leadership Lounge. The gallery will feature photos of UA Little Rock students and the many places around the world that they have traveled to through study abroad and exchange programs.

A celebration of campus’ international population will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Donaghey Student Center’s Ledbetter Hall. Interactive displays, posters, music, and food cooked by UA Little Rock’s international students will all be featured.

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, festivities will return to Ledbetter Hall with an International Thanksgiving Celebration held from 6 to 8 p.m. UA Little Rock students from around the world will gather for an evening of fun and relationship building while enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Campus Living will host an International Movie Night on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in the University Commons Theater.

The week will conclude on Friday, Nov. 15, with an Interfaith Dialogue Lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Donaghey Student Center Leadership Lounge. The lunch will provide an opportunity for students to get better acquainted with the different faiths and worldviews of their peers.

All events are free and open to the entire campus community. For more information about International Celebration Week, visit ualr.edu/studyabroad.

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