Texas Tech Hosts International Week
April 10, 2015
Faculty, staff and students will participate in several events throughout the week
to celebrate the different cultures around the world.
WHAT: International Week
WHEN: April 12-17
WHERE: Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University's Office of International Affairs will host International Week, beginning Sunday (April 12) through Friday (April 17).
The Office of International Affairs, along with departments and student organizations,
will host events throughout the week to celebrate the many different cultures around
Media are invited to different events including:
- Worldwide Showcase 2015: A Cruise across Cultures, 2 p.m., April 12, City Bank Auditorium: International students at Texas Tech will take part in a colorful show that takes
audience members on a journey of talent and culture from around the world.
- “A Global Perspective: An Astronaut's View on International Experience” by Al Sacco
Jr., 2:30-4 p.m., April 14, Student Union Building, Senate Room: Sacco, dean of the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering, will talk about his experience in space when he was aboard the space shuttle Columbia
for 16 days during the STS-73 mission in 1995.
- “Adventures in Study Abroad” photo exhibit reception, 4-5:30 p.m., April 15, International
Cultural Center: Students will show off their photography from different study abroad trips throughout
- Global Vision Awards, 4-5:30 p.m., April 17, International Cultural Center, Hall of
Nations: Texas Tech President M. Duane Nellis, Texas Tech Provost Lawrence Schovanec and Ambassador
and Vice Provost for International Affairs Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. and Associate Vice Provost
for International Programs Sukant Misra will present awards that recognize globalization
efforts of faculty, staff and students, as well as colleges, departments and community
For a full list of events, please visit the International Week website.
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CONTACT: Jane Bell, senior director, Office of International Affairs, Texas Tech
University, (806) 742-3667 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Christi Felton, facility and events manager, Office of International Affairs, Texas
Tech University, (806) 742-3667 or email@example.com.