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Multicultural Education Events
Spring 2014
 

January

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
Monday, January 20th, 2014
10:30am-12pm
Insalaco Rooms 218-219
Come join us as we commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by service and activities with children in the community.
 
Key Arts Productions Presents: King's Dream 
7:30pm
Lemmond Theater
King's Dream is an enthralling life performance and multimedia presentation that offers a moving tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Nobel Peace Prize recipient who led America's peaceful revolution for equal rights for all.
Co-Sponsored by Campus Ministries, Multicultural Education, Student Activities
 
February - Black History Month
Dream Week 2014
 
Film: The Butler
Monday, February 10th @ 8:30pm
McGowan Center, 3rd Floor Library
This film tells the story of a White House butler who served eight American presidents over three decades. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man's life and family.
 
Jazz Poetry Slam
Wednesday, February 12th @ 6:00pm
McGowan Center, 3rd Floor Library
Music performance and Jazz poetry slam by Flute Juice Productions. Join us as we read poetry from famous Black authors and listen to the smooth sounds of Jazz.
 
New York City Trip and Platanos and Collard Greens Play
Saturday, February 15th
To sign up or get more information please email mcabrera@misericordia.edu or stop by the Multicultural Education office. *Limited Spots Available
 
March - Women’s History Month
 
Toiletry Drive
Month long event
Drop Off Location: Maria Cabrera’s office in the Henry Student Lounge
Help us collect and donate toiletries for Ruth’s Place in Wilkes-Barre.
 
TRUTH Talks: Today's Diverse Workforce: Paving your career path in an ever-changing world
Thursday, March 20th @ 5:00pm
McGowan Center, 3rd Floor Library
Diversity has become the cornerstone of today’s workforce because of its proven ability to increase creativity, innovation and productivity. It can also mean an environment of constant and rapid change, which can be overwhelming for someone just starting out in his or her career. In this workshop you’ll learn to manage this fast paced landscape while ensuring the career happiness and success you desire!
 
April
 
TRUTH Talks - Middle Eastern Culture  
Wednesday, April 2nd @ TBD
McGowan Center, 3rd Floor Library
Gather with us as we learn more about Middle Eastern culture, customs and traditions. Middle Eastern culture is rich in history and variety. Come and learn a bit more about this amazing culture and be transported to lands far away.
 
Taste of the World: The Art of Sushi
Monday, April 14th @ 7:00pm
Henry Student Lounge
Join us for a presentation on the art of Sushi and a cooking workshop. There are many types of Sushi and preparing this succulent dish is just as simple and complex as its history. Come learn, eat and enjoy!
*Cooking workshop sushi      
                    
May
 
Unity Festival
Friday, April 25th @ 4:30pm
Wells Fargo Amphitheater
Rain location: Henry Student Lounge
Join us for the Unity Festival celebrating the many cultures and backgrounds of our community. The Multicultural Club as well as community members will be showcasing, music, dances, food, customs and traditions.