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  • Sunday, November 11, 2018

    • No events today
  • Monday, November 12, 2018

    • Dance as a Global Language (Diversity #TBD) Time: 10:30am - 11:30am Locations: Monteabaro Recital Hall Details:

       Audience members will be taken on a whirlwind journey around the globe to view dances from Japan, Africa, India, and America. Dance embodies life! Discuss how Dance is a vital form of non-verbal communication that serves to not only entertain, but educate and preserve our diverse cultural heritages.


      Sponsored by the Theatre and Dance Department

    • Study Abroad Panel (Diversity #TBD) Time: 12:00pm - 1:15pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      Returning HCC students discuss global experiences.


      Sponsored by the International Education Office

    • The Cultural Significance of Coffee Houses and Heurigers in Austria (Diversity #TBD) Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      Exploring how coffeehouses and Heurigers (wine taverns) are an essential part of Austrian life raises interesting questions about how we live, communicate, connect, and socialize in the modern city today. Listed by UNESCO in 2011 as an intangible heritage-one that is to be preserved and protected-learn how Austrian coffeehouses create identity and are meaningful for society.

      Sponsored by the Geography Department

    • Finland’s Experiment with Universal Basic Income: A Solution for Income Inequality? (Diversity #TBD) Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      Explore Finland’s two-year program which tests the feasibility of providing a group of unemployed Finns a Universal Basic Income of approximately $700/month. What was the design, implementation, and then the impact on the unemployment rate? Discuss the implications of creating similar programs in the US as a way to alleviate income inequality.

      Sponsored by the Business Department

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    • Growing Access and Equity in Global Education: Strategies for HCC (Diversity #TBD) Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Locations: DH 100 Details:

      An interactive session for faculty/staff to discuss barriers to studying abroad for different student populations. Address strategies for removing the barriers to studying abroad for underrepresented groups at HCC.

      Sponsored by the Academic Engagement and International Education  Departments

    • Enriching Curriculum with an International Adventure (Diversity #TBD) Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      An HCC Sharon Schmickely International Travel Grant made a trip to Ecuador and collecting soil samples from different climate zones possible. Hear about the interactions with the local people and the regions of rural Ecuador including agricultural practices and economic struggles.

      Sponsored by the Science Department

    • History Through the Murals of Belfast and Derry (Diversity #TBD) Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      Learn more about the centuries old religious and political divide in Northern Ireland and the modern expressions of those divisions in the mural artwork of Belfast and Derry. An HCC Sharon Schmickley International Travel Grant allowed first-hand knowledge be brought back and shared through photos and descriptions of murals.

      Sponsored by the History Department

    • Traveling to France 101 (Diversity #TBD) Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      Hear about the tri-corners of French art, culture, and history from a recently returned HCC instructor. Discuss global experiences, challenges of international travel, and how French culture and politics differ from the US.

    • Learn to Dance with HSU (Diversity #TBD) Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      Enjoy Latin dancing.

      Sponsored by the Hispanic Student Union
  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018

    • World’s Happiest Country: Horsens, Denmark & HCC Teaching Exchange Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      Two HCC English professors recap a teaching exchange in Denmark made possible through an HCC Sharon Schmickley International Travel Grant. Pictures, impressions, and anecdotes will be shared about one of the happiest countries in the world! COIL (Collaborative, Online, International Learning) and Horsens Gymnasium, an upper level liberal arts school’s pedagogical model in Horsens, Denmark, will also be discussed.

      Sponsored by the English Department

    • International Student Impressions of America (Diversity #TBD) Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      HCC international students will share their perspectives on America focusing on the education system. Students will share their perceptions of the US in their home countries and reveal what they have learned about the US and Americans since studying here.

      Sponsored by the International Admissions and Advising Department

    • Friends Across Borders (FAB) (Diversity #TBD) Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: DH 100 Details:

      Learn more about the mentoring program for newly arrived students with international backgrounds. Gain awareness of initial challenges that new international students face because of cultural adjustment in a new educational environment. Explore ways to become involved with FAB.

      Sponsored by the International Admissions and Advising Department and Social Sciences and Teacher Education Department

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018

    • World Languages Jeopardy: Test Your Knowledge (Diversity #TBD) Time: 9:00am - 10:00am Locations: HVPA Lobby Details:

      This Jeopardy! game centers on cultural topics in regions of the world whose languages are taught at HCC. Compete for prizes and discuss answers to Jeopardy questions focused on languages and culture.


      Sponsored by the World Languages Department
    • Why Study a Foreign Language? (Diversity #TBD) Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: SET 101 Details:

      Learn about the benefits of learning more than one language.


      Sponsored by the World Languages Department
    • Well-Being Around the World (Diversity #TBD) Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm Locations: HVPA Lobby Details:

      Travel the world and see the wonderful ways people experience well-being from Chinese Tai-chi movements to healthy nutrition habits in Brazil. Practice relaxation methods, motivation strategies, and energy boosting moves! The world of wellness is waiting for all.


      Sponsored by the English Language Center

    • What’s in a Name? (Diversity #TBD) Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: SET 101 Details:

      “I want my students to know that I respect them for the whole person they are, including their beautiful names that are sometimes difficult to pronounce,” Shakespeare Sister online says. A teacher shares her bicultural and bilingual name-story to show the significance of names and our sense of identity.

      Sponsored by the English Department

  • Friday, November 16, 2018

    • No events today
  • Saturday, November 17, 2018

    • No events today
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