Park University to Host International Festival on Nov. 22

Oct. 28, 2019 — In celebration of International Education Week, Park University’s Office of International Education will host its annual International Festival on Friday, Nov. 22. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the University’s Park Avenue area within the Academic Underground on the Parkville Campus. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public. A buffet dinner will be served for a separate fee.

The International Festival will include information booths, performances, cultural activities and fashion shows from countries around the globe, all featuring Park students representing their native country and sharing the unique and diverse characteristics of their homeland. Countries scheduled to be represented include Brazil, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Russia and South Korea. In all, the University boasts 250 students from 55 countries around the globe.

In addition to the festival, an international buffet will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. featuring food from more than 10 countries. The price for the buffet is $7 per person for the general public; Park University students eat free with their Park ID.

For more information about the event, contact Loy-Ann Harrison, graduate assistant in the Office of International Education, at lharrison@park.edu / (816) 584-6820.

 

 

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.