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The University of Wisconsin-Parkside's student run International Club is holding its annual World Cuisine dinner on Friday, March 20, which celebrates our global reach.
This event features delicious dishes and live performances from around the world. A few examples of entertainment from past dinners include Ukrainian and Flamenco dancers as well as the lively Indian folk dance Bhangra. This year promises to be as impressive, performances representing Serbian, Asian, and South American cultures.
In celebration of culture and the World Cuisine dinner, the UW-Parkside Foundation has developed an International Scholarship fund. The fund will help support and build the global classrooms that the University envisions, through scholarships for International students arriving on campus, many of whom cannot afford an education in the US and will help build partnerships with quality institutions around the world. International students play a vital role in providing the diversity on campus through their experiences that open our students' eyes to a world outside and broaden their horizons. They build on the experiences that our students have, bringing an enhanced global perspective to their academic career and the campus as a whole. Additionally International students, once here, help support the local economy significantly. Many of our alumni also join local Businesses, providing an international workforce critical towards success. Your support for this fund will advance the goals of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside as we continue to stay the most diverse campus in the state.
The goal is to raise $5000 this year, starting with a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle at the World Cuisine dinner.Please consider joining us on Friday, March 20, in the Student Center Ballroom and celebrate the culture and diversity UW-Parkside is so very proud to have on our campus. Purchase tickets here.
If you are unable to join us, please consider a donation. Please click on "donate" for access to the international scholarship fund donation site.
$850 Valued SealedAir YMCA Family membership for a year
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$400 Valued 5 course Gourment Indian Dinner for 6 by Prof Kuruvilla at his home
Contact Dr. Abey Kuruvilla
Chancellor's Assistant for International Business
College of Business, Economics, and Computing