Ivy Tech Kicks Off Annual International Week

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Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville kicked off their 4th Annual International Week today. The purpose is to make students aware of other cultures.

This year, the focus is on Colombia. There are a variety of events planned for the week from zumba to discussions with staff members from Colombia, 

The events are open to the public and will be held at the main campus on N. First Ave. throughout the week.

“Well, the world is changing,” said Andrea Jefferson, “and we know for our students to be competitive in today’s world, globalization is a big part of their education.”

Here are the scheduled events for this week:

MONDAY 2/2: 
“Love in the Time of Cholera” Discussion Group
9 – 9:45 a.m., Room 140B
Colombian Culture Discussion Panel, free coffee and Colombian snacks
11 a.m. – Noon, Room 121
Zumba class demonstration 
12:15 – 12:45 p.m., Koch Student Center 
5:30 – 6:15 a.m., Koch Student Center
TUESDAY 2/3:
“Love in the Time of Cholera” Discussion Group
11 – 11:45 a.m., Room 140B
Alexandra McNichols, Colombian photographer, author, and activist
Noon – 1 p.m., Presentation in Vectren Auditorium, Room 147
1 – 2 p.m., Q & A with Alexandra McNichols in Bower-Suhrheinrich Visual Arts Center
WEDNESDAY 2/4:
Colombian Information Expo: booths and poster sessions
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4:30 – 5:45 p.m., Koch Student Center
“Love in the Time of Cholera” Discussion Group
4:30 – 5:15 p.m., Room 140B
THURSDAY 2/5:
Free food samples by the Ivy Tech Culinary Arts department 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4:30 – 5:45 p.m., Koch Student Center
Movie showing: “Love in Time of Cholera”
1 p.m., Room 121

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