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Immigrant Appreciation Day

Join the UMBC community as we mark Immigrant Appreciation Day on May 1, 2024.

Schedule of events:

9:00-10:00am, Flat Tuesdays in The Commons - Custodial Workers Breakfast

10:00-10:50am, ITE 238 - Graduate Student Panel: "Navigating Grad School as an Immigrant." Hosted by the Latinx & Hispanic Graduate Student Association, the Black Graduate Student Organization, and the Nigerian Graduate Student Association

11:00-11:50am, A.O.K. Library Gallery - Opening Keynote: "Sexual Citizenship in Migrant Latin American Communities" with Dr. Estefanía Simich Muñoz

11:30am-1:00pm, Main Street, The Commons - "Hear our Stories: Centering APIDA & Immigrant Stories Through Children's Literature." A collaboration between Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and UMBC's Immigrant Appreciation Day

12:00-3:00pm, Breezeway + Terrace, The Commons - Immigrant Mural (share stories!), international snacks, open mic, and more

1:00-2:30pm, The Commons 2b23 - Cultural Sensitivity Training with Dr. Kerri Evans. Sign up here.

2:00-2:50pm, UC 201B - "Beyond Borders: Understanding Population Shifts, Forced Migration, and Immigration Policies" with the Office of International Students and Scholars and the Center for Global Engagement

2:30-3:20pm, ITE 328 - Undergraduate Panel: "Finding Your Place on Campus with the Hispanic Latinx Student Union (HLSU)"

4:00-5:00pm, ITE 104 - Closing Keynote: "Asian Student Migrations and the Transformative Outcomes of Higher Education Institutions" with Dr. Madeline Y. Hsu

Sponsored by the Intercultural Communication MA Program; the Latinx and Hispanic Faculty Association; the Asian and Asian American Faculty and Staff Council; PROMISE at UMBC; the Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication; the College of Engineering and Information Technology; the Dresher Center for the Humanities; the Center for Social Science Scholarship; and the Center for Global Engagement.

Posted: April 17, 2024, 11:44 AM