Gannon University To Host Annual International Night March 18
Posted: March 15, 2017
More than 450 people are expected to
travel the world without leaving the Gannon University campus at
the annual International Night event Saturday, March 18.
The event, "Snapshot of the World,"
with food, dazzling entertainment and fun, will be held in the
University's Hammermill Center, 620 Peach St.
International Night is designed to
celebrate the cultural diversity of Gannon and the surrounding
community. In the current Academic Year, 674 students from 43
nations are enrolled at Gannon University, 16 percent of total
The evening will begin with a buffet
dinner at 6 p.m. featuring food from the culinary traditions of
more than 20 nations, including Greece, Honduras, India, Libya,
Nepal, the Philippines, Poland, Saudi Arabia and Ukraine.
Entertainment and cultural
performances, including Indian, Philippine and Polish folk dancing,
and Mongolian horsehead fiddling from Gannon student Tenger
Batjargal are scheduled for 7:15 p.m.
Tickets are $14 for adults, $9 for
college students with valid ID and $7 for children ages 6 and
older. Children under 6 are free. Tickets can be purchased at
gannontickets.com and will not be available at the door.
Students, faculty, staff and
community members help to organize and participate in the event,
which is hosted by Office of Global Support and Student Engagement
and Global Unity at Gannon University (GU2).