Anderson University Celebrates International
Activities will be held week of Nov. 16-20
Anderson University will
celebrate its international students and programs with a week of activities
beginning Monday, November 16 and concluding Sunday, November 22.
flag ceremony will kick off the week’s festivities in AU’s Henderson Auditorium
on Monday morning at 10:00 am. Other activities include an international photo
contest, international menus in AU’s Martin Dining Hall and an international
fest on Friday evening at the AU Athletic Campus.
New to the
celebration this year are Global Perspectives seminars, which are open to the
public and will be held in the Thrift Library on Monday through Thursday
evenings from 7-8 pm. Croatia, Gaza, and Vietnam will be highlighted in the
seminars this year by university faculty, staff, and students. Also, on
Wednesday evening, a panel of international students will discuss education in
their home countries.
Dr. Jane Cahaly,
AU’s Director of International Programs, comments on the significance of these
celebratory activities at Anderson. “This year we have 42 international
students from five continents on the AU campus. This is our largest and most
diverse group of international students ever, and International Education Week
gives us an opportunity to recognize the tremendous diversity and richness they
bring to our campus.”
For a complete
schedule of events or for more information on how to take part in all the
week’s festivities, please contact Jane Cahaly at (864) 231-2185 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist
Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the
Top Tier (top 25) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of “77 Schools
to Watch in America,” by
U. S. News & World Report.
Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,”
Located in The Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the
Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive