Events in UCIS

Friday, August 16

11:00 am Presentation
English Language Institute: Poster Session
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Announced by:
Global Hub on behalf of English Language Institute
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Join English as a Foreign Language teachers from the English Language Institute who will be presenting posters on American culture!

Sunday, August 18

10:45 am Cultural Event
India Day
Location:
Around the Cathedral and the Commons Room
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center and Nationality Rooms along with Indian Nationality Room Committee/Asian Studies Center
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The Indian Room Committee will hold a community wide celebration beginning at 10:45 a.m. with a procession of celebrants singing and dancing around the Cathedral of Learning. Within the Commons Room, at 12pm, there will be a hoisting of flags and introduction of notables, including County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and invited speakers. The event will conclude with performances of traditional Indian dances and a bountiful feast of delicious food. It is then followed by kite flying at the Cathedral lawn. Admission is free.

Monday, August 19

2:00 pm Information Session
Be Global Ready Info Session
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Director's Office and Global Hub along with New Student Programs
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Join Dr. Belkys Torres, Executive Director of Global Engagement, for an information session on how you can Be Global Ready. Learn about all of the international and global opportunities Pitt has to offer--think on-campus co-curricular activities, study abroad programs, international studies certificates, foreign languages, and overseas internships. Students looking to internationalize their Pitt experience are encouraged to attend!

Friday, August 23

5:30 pm Student Club Activity
German Hour/Deutsche Stunde
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Pitt German Club
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The Pitt German Club is offering international, transfer, and U.S. incoming students the opportunity to participate in group activities led by club officers and members located in the new Pitt Global Hub area in Posvar Hall.

Attendees will pick among the following three groups or all three:
Group 1 - German Conversation. Any level is welcome!
Group 2 - Walking Tour. DIscover the places where you can find language tutors, free help, and speaking or writing resources for both English and German
Group 3 - German Rap & Pop Music and Board Games

Sunday, August 25

11:00 am Festival
Eurofest 2019
Location:
Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence and European Union Studies Association along with Department of Hispanic Languages & Literatures, Department of German, International Business Center, Department of Sociology, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Cultural Studies Program, World History Center, European Union Studies Association, German American Chamber of Commerce and Allegheny County Airport/Pittsburgh International Airport
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Join us for our annual EuroFest in celebration of all things Europe in the 'burgh! Food trucks, dancers, local artisans, and more! This is a family-friendly event fun for all ages. Special activities will be available for Pitt students.

Tuesday, August 27

6:30 pm Student Club Activity
German Club Meeting
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Announced by:
Global Hub on behalf of Pitt German Club

Thursday, August 29

3:00 pm Reception
Asian Studies Center Welcome Reception
Location:
Posvar Patio
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
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Join the Asian Studies Center as we celebrate the start of a new school year. Meet our staff, affiliated faculty, and new students, and learn about our exciting initiatives and opportunities for the 2019-20 school year!

7:00 pm Cultural Event
Turkish Language Table
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Announced by:
Global Hub on behalf of Less-Commonly-Taught-Languages Center