Cultural Programming

The Office of International Services provides several cultural programming events throughout the year. Event signups typically open 2-3 weeks before the event. For more information please write to oismentors@govst.edu.
  

SPRING 2017 ACTIVITIES 

 

 

Intro to U.S. Culture and Culture Shock

Wednesday, January 25 from 2:30-3:30pm in D34012 

OPT Workshops

Monday, February 13 at 1:00 p.m. in E-Lounge

Tuesday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m. in E-Lounge

Wednesday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. in E-Lounge

Thursday, March 23 at 3:00 p.m. in E-Lounge

   

Global Lunch Series

Learn about a global topic during the lunch hour. Bring your own lunch!  

Wednesday, February 22 at 11:30 a.m. in the E-Lounge 

Wednesday, March 22 at 11:30 a.m. in the E-Lounge 

Wednesday, April 19 at 11:30 a.m. in the E-Lounge 

   

Sunday, February 5th

Chinese New Year Parade: Year of the Rooster

1:00 pm -3:00 pm*

Chicago Chinatown

200 W. Cermak Rd Chicago, 60616

*Train departs University Park at 9:50am and returns at 5:40pm                     
Meals and transportation on your own; Estimated cost per person $20
RSVP by noon on Thursday, February 2nd

 

Sunday, March 5th

Neighborhoods of the World: Celebrate Italy!

Noon- 4:00 pm*

Navy Pier

Celebrate Italy by enjoying lively folk music, traditional dance and crafts

*Train departs University Park at 9:50am and returns at 5:40pm                     
Meals and transportation on your own; Estimated cost per person $20

RSVP deadline Tuesday, February 28 to OIS

Open to GSU Students, Faculty and Staff

 

Monday, April 10th  

Chicago Bulls vs. Orlando Magic

Bus leaves GSU at 5:00pm, 7pm Game

United Center

$20 per ticket, Includes transportation

Payment due by Friday, March 31 to OIS

Tickets sold on a first come, first served basis

 

 Ongoing on-campus Student Life and Student Club Activities: 

Operation Healthy – Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 22, and April 19 from 3-4:30pm in the Hall of Governors 

Open Mic Night – Jan.26, Feb. 23, March 30 at 6pm in the Lakeside Lounge 

Karaoke Night – Feb. 7, March 7,  April 4 at 6pm in the Lakeside Lounge