Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 to October 15
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is committed to recognizing the histories, cultures, experiences, and contributions of diverse populations. Through cultural heritage month programming, OMA supports the University of Dayton’s academic mission by providing educational opportunities that assist students in exploring new experiences while also enhancing their understanding of their cultural identity. In collaboration with faculty, staff, students, and the Dayton community, OMA seeks to provide thought-provoking co-curricular programming that supports the personal development of all students, while also influencing campus climate.
Ongoing*, Rike Center 108 (World Exchange Lounge)
Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
*Conversation Groups will be canceled on September 1, 2, 3, 7
Conversation Groups bring Intensive English Program (IEP) students together with American students for informal conversations. You'll meet and talk with this diverse student group regularly to help international students improve conversational English and knowledge of American culture, and to help American students expand their global perspectives.
Women's Coffee and Tea
Thursday, September 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Women's Center (206 Alumni Hall)
Women's Coffee & Tea Hour invites international UD women students along with American UD women to share cultural traditions, stories, and just get to know one another. Tea and light snacks are provided, but all are welcome to bring coffee or tea to share!
Sponsored by the Center for International Programs and the Women's Center
Wednesday, September 16, 5 to 8 p.m., Central Mall
Celebrates the many cultures and diverse backgrounds found across campus. In addition to delicious food from around the world, the event includes a fantastic schedule of music, dance, and demonstrations.
Sponsored by the Center for International Programs, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Dining Services
Tuesday, September 22, 3:30 to 5 p.m., KU Torch Lounge
Students, Staff, Faculty with an interest in or connection to these areas of the world are brought together while enjoying food, art, and activities. These informal receptions begin to introduce the rich cultures found in Latin America.
Sponsored by the Center for International Programs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Wednesday, September 23, 5 to 7 p.m., KU BallroomAn event that includes a display of various international opportunities available through the University of Dayton. Visit tables and talk to representatives to collect information on UD faculty led programs, semester exchanges and partnerships, service opportunities, immersions, and various other outside study abroad providers.
September 25-26, Glen Helen Nature Preserve
Exclusive to GLLC members only.
Sponsored by the Center for International Programs and Housing and Residence Life
Tuesday, September 29, 12 to 1:15 p.m., KU 331
Facilitated by: Tim Kao (CIP)
This session will provide a basic introduction to the Chinese language. Participants will learn how the language evolved and how to pronounce words (particularly students’ names) more authentically. Students from China will be invited to facilitate small group discussion and pronunciation exercises. For a staff audience but open to faculty.
Wednesday, September 30, 3 to 5 p.m., KU Torch LoungeInternational students enrolled in the Intensive English Program in the level 3 Oral Communication/Listening and Note-taking course deliver poster presentations