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Nov. 3-7: Diversity & International Education Week

Photo contest is among variety of events held throughout week.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 10-29-2014

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato will be holding its 14th annual Study Abroad Photo Contest each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting Monday and continuing through Friday, Nov. 7 in Centennial Student Union’s Lincoln Lounge.

Minnesota State Mankato students who have studied abroad along with current international students will showcase photos from their international experiences as part of Diversity & International Education Week on campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Other events held throughout the week include:

Monday, Nov. 3
Frybread Social, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., CSU 269
American Indian Student Association and American Indian Affairs

Wednesday, Nov. 5
> ISA Café, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., CSU 264
International Student Association

> International Poetry Reading, 2-3:30 p.m., Memorial Library 45-47
World Languages & Cultures Department and Kearney International Center

> Latin Dance Class, 5-6 p.m., CSU Flexible Programming Space
Latino Affairs & Latino Student Wellness

> “Girl Rising” Film Showing, 7 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium
Women’s Center

Thursday, Nov. 6
> Around the World Game Show Trivia, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., CSU Lincoln Lounge
International Student Association

> Leif Erikson Day Lecture, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium
World Language & Cultures/Scandinavian Studies/Nadine Andreas Foundation

Friday, Nov. 7
> 44th Annual Diversity Dinner, 5 p.m., CSU Ballroom
Institutional Diversity & OASIS

> Geography Colloquium, 3-4:15 p.m., Armstrong Hall 15
“Landscapes of Triumph & Trauma: Commemorating the Aftermath of the 1862 Dakota-U.S. War”
Dr. Gareth John, St. Cloud State University

Saturday, Nov. 8
> South Asian Signature Culture Night, 6-9:30 p.m., CSU (multi-level)
Food will be served from 5:30-6:30 p.m., with entertainment scheduled from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Countries represented include Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India.
International Student Association
Tickets are $9 for the general public at the door or online at:

For more information, contact the Office of Institutional Diversity at 507-389-6125 or Kearney International Center at 507-389-1281.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,376 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions. 

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