'Ancient and Modern' Culture Night

FAYETTE, Iowa (February 15, 2017 ) – Students from 23 countries attending Upper Iowa University will be sharing some of their culture with the public during the “Ancient and Modern” celebration at UIU’s Fayette Campus on Tuesday, March 7. Adults and children are invited to participate in the International Culture Night festivities, which will be held from 6-9 p.m. on the upper level of the Student Center.

A buffet-style meal featuring international foods and refreshments will be served throughout the free event. Craft and calligraphy demonstrations, children’s games, and other activities will be held from 6-7 p.m. A student-led program including music, dancing, a fashion show, a choir performance, a lucky draw and other presentations will follow at 7 p.m.

“Ancient and Modern” is being sponsored by the UIU Center for International Education and International Student Association. To help estimate the number of people who will be in attendance, the sponsors request those who plan on attending the event to pick up complimentary tickets prior to March 7 at Scott Pharmacy in Fayette or the Student Life Suite, located on the second floor of the UIU Student Center. For additional information, email international@uiu.edu or telephone 563-425-5884.

About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 5,200 students–nationally and internationally–at its Fayette campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit uiu.edu.

Michael Van Sickle
Editorial Services Director
Office of Communication and Marketing
Phone 563-425-5326