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Angelo State to host International Education Week activities

ASU will host a variety of daily activities Nov. 15-18, in the Houston Harte University Center
Credit: Angelo State University
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SAN ANGELO, Texas — To celebrate International Education Week, Angelo State University will host a variety of daily activities Monday through Thursday, Nov. 15-18, in the Houston Harte University Center (UC), 1910 Rosemont Drive.

All the activities are open and free to the public, including:

  • Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Poster Exhibition (UC Lobby)
    Browse through a selection of posters designed by ASU graphic arts students promoting International Education Week.
  • Monday, 1-2:30 p.m. - International ASU Voices: A Discussion Panel (UC Room 201)
    ASU international students will discuss their personal experiences studying at ASU, living in San Angelo and adjusting to life in the U.S. There will also be a Q&A session.
  • Tuesday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - International Education Week Celebration (UC Lobby)
    The main event of the week will include music, giveaways, games and delicious desserts prepared by students from Africa, Mexico, Myanmar, Russian, South Korea and Vietnam. ASU's Study Abroad and English Peer Tutoring for International Students (EPTIS) programs, Porter Henderson Library and Center for International Studies will also have display booths.
  • Wednesday, 9-11 a.m. - International Coffee Exhibition (UC Lobby)
    A free coffee station will be set up offering gourmet coffees from around the world, as well as information on the different blends.
  • Thursday, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - "Fries Around the World" (UC Lobby)
    A variety of fries and chips from around the world will be served, including kimchi fries from Korea, patates bravas from Spain, masala chips from the United Kingdom, slap chips from South Africa, and poutine from Canada.
  • Thursday, 6-9 p.m. - K-Pop Concert (UC Davidson Conference Center)
    Experience Korean culture through K-pop music. Dancing and singing performances will be featured, and the audience is invited to join in.

According to an ASU press release, International Education Week activities are sponsored by the ASU Center for International Studies, Multicultural and Student Activities Programs, and various international student organizations.

Members of the public will need to complete ASU's online visitor wellness screening and be prepared to show their wellness screening badge before entering the University Center. Masks/face coverings are also encouraged, but are not mandatory.

For more information, call the ASU Center for International Studies at 325-942-2083.