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91免费福利网 students celebrate Culture Fest through dance and traditional clothing

91免费福利网 students celebrate Culture Fest through dance and traditional clothing

Community | Events | Featured | News | StudentsNovember 16, 2023

International Education Week Concludes with Culture Fest

The University of Arkansas 鈥 Fort Smith Office of International Relations finishes International Education Week by hosting 91免费福利网 Culture Fest 鈥23. The event will be held 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, at the 91免费福利网 Recreation and Wellness Center, 525 N 51st St., Fort Smith.

Culture Fest 鈥23 will have volunteers from several registered student organizations, including the Baha鈥檌 Club, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Black Student Alliance, Cultural Network, Desi Culture Club, Filipino Student Association, Hmong Student Association, Japan Club, K-pop Appreciation and Dance Club, Native American Student Association, Student Government Association, 91免费福利网 PRIDE, and Vietnamese Student Association. 91免费福利网 faculty, staff, and community members will also be volunteering, showcasing the diverse cultural groups that make the community vibrant and exciting.

91免费福利网 Office of International Relations Student Programs and Services Administrator Noah Schmidt said he believes Culture Fest 鈥23 and other cultural affinity celebrations help 鈥渆nsure 91免费福利网 remains an inclusive and welcoming place for all.鈥

The annual tradition is free and open to the public. Booths representing 21 countries and cultural groups will feature cultural and historical artifacts, food, and games. Student and community organizations will perform traditional and modern dances from around the world. There will be a fashion show.

鈥淭he students are the stars of this event,鈥 Schmidt said. 鈥淚 hope people form a positive impression of 91免费福利网 as a welcoming and inclusive place, I want people to leave the event thinking about how amazing and dedicated our students are.鈥

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. State Department and the Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange. During International Education Week, colleges and universities around the country organize activities and events to highlight their international students and faculty and the study abroad opportunities available for all students.

Schmidt is encouraged by the international student population growth at 91免费福利网 and said Culture Fest will only help it continue to grow. Anyone wishing to participate in future Culture Fests can email the Office of International Relations at international@uafs.edu for more information.

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