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GCU Celebrates International Education Week Nov. 14-19

November 11, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Home to more than 130 international students representing more than 46 countries, Grand Canyon University has a diverse student population worth celebrating. Beginning Monday, November 14, the Center for International Education is collaborating with both ASGCU and the International Student Club to celebrate the diverse GCU campus with International Education Week. Students are invited to a different event each day of the week.

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International Club Celebrates Year of the Rabbit

February 07, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Chinese New Year is celebrated with lots of food, games, music and picking of the Hóng Bāo or red envelope with a lucky coin. The International Student Club enjoyed all of the above and more during their February 7 celebration of the Chinese New Year.

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Celebrate Chinese New Year with CIE Feb. 4

February 03, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The Center for International Education will host a celebration for the 2011 Chinese New Year on Friday, February 4 at 7 p.m. in the Canyon Café.  GCU has international students from China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam.  We will highlight their cultures with food, music, cultural games and origami.  Come help us welcome in the New Year for the Lunar Calendar!

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International Students Celebrate India/Nepal Night

November 22, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

GCU International Education Week included a host of events leading up to India and Nepal Night on Friday. The club transformed the Canyon Café into a cultural hotspot of India and Nepal.

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Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 15-19

November 11, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer proclaimed November 15-19 as International Education Week. GCU’s Center for International Education and the International Student Club have planned a week of events to celebrate our students from around the world GCU has more than 130 international students from more than 40 countries currently studying on campus. Activities planned at GCU for the week: Monday – The cafeteria will be serving international foods, decorated by flags and symbols from various countries. Thursday – Stop by the south side of the Student Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., where you can have your name written in a foreign language and meet some of GCU’s international students. Friday – Celebrate India/Nepal Night at 7 p.m. in the Canyon Café.  Snacks and desserts from India and Nepal will be served. The event will feature sights and sounds (video presentation/music), games, dances, henna tattoos, bindi and other cultural experiences. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education to promote and recognize the importance of international education. A website dedicated to International Education Week can be found at http://iew.state.gov.

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International Movie Night Nov. 5

November 02, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The International Student club is hosting another movie night on Friday, November 5, featuring Slumdog Millionaire.

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International Club Hosts ‘Africa Night’ Oct. 22

October 20, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The International Student Club is hosting “Africa Night” on Friday, October 22 at 7 p.m. in the Canyon Cafe. The event features African food, music and the African students will dress in their native attire. A photographer will be on hand to take pictures of anyone who would like to pose in front of an authentic African backdrop. There is no charge for photos, but the club will be taking donations from anyone who wants to help the club with future activities. For more information, contact International Student Coordinator Debi Parris at 602.639.6351 or dparris@gcu.edu.

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