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Celebrate International Culture at SCC

Published: 10/30/2020

Join us in November as we celebrate international culture at St. Charles Community College in the virtual space. We have several events for students, faculty staff and the community! Most events are available via Zoom. Once you register, you will receive a link to your email. 

Focus on International Education: What Is It Like in Other Countries?
Presented by the English Language and Culture Institute
8:45 - 9:45 a.m.
Nov. 4
Join SCC international students as they discuss the education systems from their native countries. 
Registration is required and space is limited: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/elcichat 

Culture Chat Presentations
Presented by the English Language and Culture Institute
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Nov. 11
In groups, international and English as a second language students will discuss aspects of their cultures: food, traditions, clothing and communication styles. Registration is required: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/elcichat 

Presentation on Hygge: Danish/Norwegian Cozy Lifestyle
Shared with the SCC English Language and Culture Institute (from St. Louis Community College as part of the Missouri Consortium for Global Education’s culture sharing)
11 a.m. - noon
Nov. 16
Speaker from the Esbjerg International School will present on the concept of Hygge, a sense of well-being gained by relishing the simpler things in life. Registration is required: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/culturespeaker 

A Day in the Life of a Buddhist Monk
Presented by the English Language and Culture Institute and Global Student Network
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. 
Nov. 18
Ven. Jue Huang will discuss the beliefs of Buddhism and common monastic practices. This will be the first of a series of explorations into different belief systems. Registration is required and space is limited: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/culturespeaker 

Around the World Essays
Read descriptive essays from international and English as a second language students about international places, festivals and foods.
Posted on ELCI’s webpage: https://www.stchas.edu/academics/departments/English-Language-and-Culture-Institute 

Learn How to Cook International Food 
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Join Chef Merissa Wenzara, SCC culinary arts program director, as she walks us through how to make exotic international foods! 

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