For the 11th consecutive year, a student-written proposal for a Chapter Activity Grant has been awarded to UB by Pi Sigma Alpha honor society. The grant of $1,200 will be used to fund “The Role of Media in Conflict Resolution,” a colloquium to be hosted at the University of Bridgeport. Three experts, including a guest from the United Nations, will participate. The grant is a highly competitive – 117 chapters applied for the grant this year. Only the top ten percent of undergraduate juniors, seniors, and graduate students are invited to join Pi Sigma Alpha, an honor society for students of political science. Please join them for a remarkable and engaging discussion of current global conflicts and the role of media in seeking resolution.
Sponsored by College of Public and International Affairs and the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society.
Continue our celebration of Africa with this fantastic opportunity brought to us by the AfroVybz dancers of UB’s African Student Association! They will take us on a journey throughout the vast African continent to showcase for us highlights of dance that span cultures and generations. Spend the evening learning a few moves from throughout the African continent. All skill levels are invited – no prior dancing experience necessary!
Sponsored by the African Student Association and the International Festival Committee.
Join us for an international photo contest celebrating our shared human experience. International and domestic students, as well as UB faculty and staff, will be invited to submit photos illustrating our common human spirit which is shared across all countries and cultures, demonstrating that we all share much more in common than what would divide us. All students are invited to the Coffee Hour to view and vote on the photos, and enjoy some light refreshments.
Sponsored by the International Center for Students and Scholars.
Celebrate the arrival of spring with a festival of colors as we highlight Asia as our final continent of the week! Holi is a traditional event in India and Nepal, commonly called the festival of colors or festival of sharing love. It is a celebration of the coming of spring where participants play, chase and color each other with dry powder. It symbolizes the end of winter and the victory of good over evil. Colored powder will be provided for all participants to play and celebrate with us. Sponsored by the Indian Student Association.
Join us for an evening festival during which UB students and staff from over 80 different countries share and celebrate their country and culture with fellow students, families, and the local community. Enjoy food from around the world, cultural performances, flag raising, and tabletop displays. We invite you to attend this showcase of global talent!
Food, activities, and cultural displays begin at 5:00 p.m.
Performance begins at 7 p.m.
Sponsored by the International Festival Committee.