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Multicultural Week - March 22 - 27, 2015

ALL WEEK

The Around the World in a Snapshot Photo Contest

The contest gives all students, staff, faculty and alumni an opportunity to share their travel experiences as a means to achieve greater understanding of others. The campus community is invited to judge the photos online during Multicultural Week, March 22-27. Check out the photos on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram (@BeeAbroad). 

The categories are Architecture, Capturing Diversity, Creative/Artistic, People/Portrait, Nature, Women & Family, SAU Abroad, and International Students in the U.S.

Sunday, March 22  

The Armenian Genocide, Documentary Film  - The 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
4 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 West 2nd Street, Davenport
Adults $7; 60+ Seniors & Military $6; Students - No Cost 

The Armenian Genocide began in April 1915, with the deportation of men, women and children to the Syrian Desert leading to the brutal death of over 1.5 million Armenian Christians by the fanatical leaders of the Ottoman Empire. Historians view this event that Hitler later used as justification for his policy of ethnic cleansing leading to the Holocaust. For more information about this event, please contact Fr. Chuck Adam, AdamCharlesA@sau.edu

Sponsored by The Armenian Genocide Remembrance Committee of the Quad Cities, Jewish Federation of the Quad cities, Augustana College and St. Ambrose University Campus Ministry. 

Monday, March 23

Culture Fest
5-7 p.m., Beehive
Free and open to the public
St. Ambrose University students as well as the community will have an opportunity to share their culture with others through visual displays, music, art, food and more. All are invited to attend this event as the beauty of all cultures will be celebrated.
For more information contact Intercultural Life Ambassador, Vasilios "Bill" Lathouris at LathourisVasiliosG@sau.edu.

Tuesday, March 24

Interfaith Prayer Service - The 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
6 p.m., Armenian food and music
7 p.m., Prayer Service
Christ the King Chapel, free and open to the public
Led by Armenian Priest Aren Jebejian of St. Gregory Parish, Chicago Homily by Bishop Martin Amos of the Diocese of Davenport. For more information, contact Fr. Chuck Adam, AdamCharlesA@sau.edu

Event sponsored by The Armenian Genocide Remembrance Committee of the Quad Cities, Jewish Federation of the Quad cities, Augustana College and St. Ambrose University Campus Ministry. 

Wednesday, March 25

V-Day Play: "I am an Emotional Creature"
7 p.m., Rogalski Center Ballroom 
Free and Open to the Public
This is a fundraiser for local women's shelters and for the 1 Billion Rising Campaign. For more information about this event, please contact Katy Strzepek, StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu 563-333-6113.
Sponsored by Women's Studies, Triota, and Intercultural Life

Armenian American Family Story - The 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
7 – 8:15 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Augustana College, Rock Island
Free and open to the public
Father Aren Jebejian, Keynote Speaker
Raelene Ohanesian Pullen, an Armenian American and Quad Citizen will share her family's story. For more information about this event, please contact Fr. Chuck Adam, AdamCharlesA@sau.edu
Sponsored by The Armenian Genocide Remembrance Committee of the Quad Cities, Jewish Federation of the Quad cities, Augustana College and St. Ambrose University Campus Ministry.

Multicultural Week Mass and More
9:15 p.m., Christ the King Chapel
All are welcome at this celebration of diversity and multiculturalism. For more information about this event, please contact Tammy Norcross-Reitzler at 563-333-6132  
Sponsored by Campus Ministry  

Thursday, March 27

Sixth Annual Gospel Fest
7 p.m., Christ the King Chapel
Free and open to the public
Featuring Gospel Artist Drew Chambers with additional performances by Gospel Choirs from Quad Cities churches. For more information contact Ramona Amos at interculturallife@sau.edu

Hosted by student organization Multicultural Affairs Community Action and sponsored by the offices of Intercultural Life, Graduate Student Government Association, and Campus Ministry

Friday, March 27

Slam Poetry- Andrea Gibson
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, Allaert Auditorium
For more information contact the Galvin Fine Arts Center Box Office, 563-333-6251.

This event is part of St. Ambrose University's Gender Series, a year-long series presented by the College of Arts and Sciences. Sponsored by the Galvin Fine Arts Center.

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Past Events:


BEE-CULTURAL COOKOUT!
The Bee Cultural Cookout, held on August 7th, was an exciting way for new Ambrosians from various backgrounds to meet, eat, and get to know one another!
Below is a link to a slideshow containing more pictures from this wonderful event!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/101017284@N05/show