EvCC goes global to celebrate International Education Week

  • Herald staff
  • Monday, October 31, 2011 12:01am
  • Local News

EVERETT — Take in a fashion show, dance performance or cooking demonstration at a series of special events planned at Everett Community College the week of Nov. 14-18.

The college is celebrating International Education Week, which was created to focus on the benefits of international education and exchange.

As part of that celebration, the college is offering a number of activities to the public.

They include:

A panel on engaging globally, 12:20-1:20 p.m., Nov. 15 in EvCC’s Jackson Center. Ten visitors from 10 countries share their perspectives about the value and necessity of global education.

A travelogue talk on India, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Nov. 15, Jackson Center. Learn about the customs and festivals of different regions of India.

A student panel discussion on studying abroad, 10-11 a.m., Nov. 16, Jackson Center.

An international festival featuring global food, clothing and information, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 16, Jackson Center.

World dance performance with traditional dances from India and Pakistan, Indonesia and Vietnam, followed by American line dancing, 12:15-12:30 p.m., Nov. 16, Jackson Center.

World fashion show, 12:30-1 p.m.

Lecture about the Foundations of Magna and Anime in Japanese art. Historian Keith Takechi speaks about the roots of Japanese Magna and Anime, 2-3 p.m., Nov. 16, Jackson Center.

Cooking demonstration, 2-3:30 p.m., Nov. 17 at EvCC’s Nippon Business Institute and Japanese Cultural Center, 905 Wetmore Ave. Learn how to make simple global snacks, including sushi chirashi from Japan, pakorays from India and Pakistan, and gado gado from Indonesia.

Visit EvCC

Go to www.everettcc.edu/international or contact Phebe Shen at pshen@everettcc.edu. Everett Community College is located at 2000 Tower St. in north Everett.

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