Texas Tech to Host Lunar New Year Celebration

The Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center hosts celebration for the Chinese New Year.

WHAT: Lunar New Year Celebration

WHEN: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 19)

WHERE: Red Raider Lounge, Student Union Building; 15th Street and Akron

EVENT: This event is aimed to educate individuals on the history and traditions of the Asian culture, offer a welcoming and friendly campus environment, and build strong relationships with faculty, staff and students.

Chinese New Year begins Thursday (Feb. 19). It is the beginning of the Chinese lunar calendar. The calendar is associated with the Chinese zodiac, which has 12 animal signs. 2015 is a year of the goat.

For more information contact the Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center at (806) 742-8681 or corsscultural@ttu.edu. For updates visit the event Facebook page.

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CONTACT: Ricky Sherfield, lead coordinator, Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-8681 or ricky.sherfield@ttu.edu.