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 SRU International Students Spotlight Home Countries Nov. 5-11 

 

SPOTLIGHT

10/12/2006

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

SRU INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TO SPOTLIGHT HOME COUNTRIES NOV. 5-11

     SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University’s Office of International Initiatives and the SRU Internations Club will present "Internations Week" Nov. 5-11, including the always popular “International Dinner,” featuring foods from around the world as well as a chance to hear about various nations of the world.

           Tickets for the 32nd annual dinner, set for 7 p.m. Nov. 11 in the University Union, are now on sale in the International Initiatives Office, 114 Carruth Rizza Hall. Tickets are $10 for SRU students; $20 for the general public; and $6 for children under age 12. The event, a perennial sellout, offers culinary and entertainment delights shared by SRU’s international students and representative of their home countries.

      Each year, the university spotlights its international program by hosting activities depicting various cultures of the world. This year’s Internations Week offers the following events:

* Nov. 5 -- International Sports Night, 7 p.m., Robert N. Aebersold Student Recreation Center. International students show off games and sports from around the world.

* Nov. 6 -- International Fashion Show, 8 p.m., University Union. International students display national costumes and perform dances or music of their home country.

* Nov. 7 -- International Showcase, 12:30 p.m., University Union. A display of arts, artifacts from various nations represented at SRU.

* Nov. 8 -- International Coffee House, 2 to 4 p.m., North Hall Fireside Lounge. Coffees and teas from various countries are offered along with indigenous snacks.

* Nov. 9 -- International Roundtable, 12:30, University Union: An interactive presentation/discussion hosted by international students, offering a glimpse of life in other nations. Lunch will be provided.

* Nov. 11 – International Dinner, 7 p.m., University Union. Call 724-738-2057 for tickets.

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