GPC Celebrates International Diversity in November
Contact: Roger Barnes
|Author: Roger Barnes|
Dancing, food, film, culture and entertainment from around the world will all be on display at Georgia Perimeter College Dunwoody Campus this month. November is International Education Month, and Dunwoody Campus is planning a number of cultural and international activities to celebrate GPC’s international diversity.
Calendar of Events:
●Thursday, Nov, 4: Salsa Lessons, 3 to 4 p.m., B-1601 (You don’t have to be a star to join the Spanish Club at their weekly Salsa lessons.)
●Monday , Nov. 8: Origami – Japanese paper folding, 1 to 2 p.m., C-D Atrium
●Tuesday, Nov. 9: Yut – Korean traditional board game, 1 to 2:30p.m., C-D Atrium
●Tuesday, Nov. 9: Japanese Film Festival, “The Harimaya Bridge,” 2:30 p.m. (120 mins), C Auditorium. Produced by and starring Danny Glover.
●Wednesday, Nov. 10: Africa Trivia Game, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., B-2100-2101. (How much do you know about the enchanted continent of Africa?)
●Wednesday, Nov. 10: Native American Celebration, 1 to 2:30 p.m., C-D Atrium.
●Thursday, Nov. 11: Spanish Message Board, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., C-D Atrium. (Start your own conversation, or add to someone else’s. Just be creative.)
●Thursday, Nov. 11: Giant French Scrabble & French Trivia, 1 to 2:30 p.m., C-D Atrium. (This is not your mom and dad’s scrabble.)
●Thursday, Nov. 11: Salsa Lessons, 3 to 4 p.m., B-1601.
●Monday, Nov. 15: Global Wall, noon to 2 p.m., D Building hallway. It’s not the Great Wall, but come by anyway and write about or draw pictures of where you’re from, where you’ve been, or where you’d like to go and anything else about your cultural heritage or your global interests.
●Tuesday, Nov. 16: Cultural Celebration, noon to 2 p.m., Student Center B-2100/2101.
●Tuesday, Nov. 16: Study Abroad Information table, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Student Center 2nd Floor. Share a cultural celebration with GPC’s international students and learn about study abroad opportunities.
●Wednesday, Nov. 17: Taste of Vietnam, noon to 2 p.m., C-D Atrium.
●Thursday, Nov. 18: Brazil Festival, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., C-D Atrium.
●Thursday, Nov. 18: Salsa Lessons, 3 to 4 p.m., Spanish Club B-1601.
Georgia Perimeter College, the third largest institution of the University System of Georgia, serves more than 25,000 students through four campuses and several sites in metro Atlanta. For additional information, visit www.gpc.edu.