Written by Christopher Herman
Willimantic, Conn. - The Intercultural Center at Eastern Connecticut State University will host a day-long cultural event celebrating diversity at Eastern. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Oct. 20 in the Betty R. Tipton Room in the Student Center. The public is invited. Admission is free.
The purpose of the multicultural event is to build more trust between Eastern students, faculty, staff and the public. Students are encouraged to bring a flag of the country from which they and their families have come from. The event will also include a cultural exhibit that explores diversity at Eastern. All attendees will be able to participate in a dance competition.
The Intercultural Center have a focus on creating awareness and appreciation for diversity and improving the academic experience and success of multicultural, international, national exchange and commuter students.
For more information, contact the Inter Cultural Center at (860) 465-5749.