Week of August 18, 2019 in UCIS

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