Northeast Wisconsin Technical College highlights a
world of cultures and ideas during “Celebrate Diversity Week,” held March 17-21
across the NWTC campus.
The week features presentations on international
cultures, a film, a discussion of Native American mascots, a dance performance,
a new art exhibit and a multi-ethnic fair featuring food and displays. All
Celebrate Diversity Week events are free and open to the public.
Celebrate Diversity Week is sponsored by NWTC Student Involvement and International Programs. For additional information on the events or NWTC’s
international program, visit www.nwtc.edu/international,
or call 920-498-7186.
Celebrate Diversity Week Events:
Monday, March 17
- Netherlands Presentation: 11:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m.,
Presenters Terri Brown and Ann Kamps discuss the
culture of the Netherlands and their experiences participating in a staff
- Belize Presentation:1:30: p.m. – 2:00 p.m., SC128
NWTC study abroad alumni discuss their trip to
Tuesday, March 18
- Denmark Presentation: 11:00 a.m. – 12 p.m., Student
NWTC study abroad alumni share their perspectives
about their time in Denmark.
- “Rethinking Mascots” Presentation: 12:00 – 1:00
p.m., Lecture Hall, SC132
Native American mascot controversy will be discussed from a local, state, and
national perspective, including an update on the recent WI mascot bill and push
to change the name of the Washington Redskins.
addition to the presentation, “Bittersweet
Winds: A traveling exhibit on Native American imagery” will be on
display in the Commons March 18-20.
- International Film Series: “Girl Rising” 6:00 – 8:00
p.m., Lecture Hall, SC132 (Also playing continuously 3/17 – 3/20 in the NWTC
Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys
around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of
education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls
living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous
challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams.
Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and
renowned actors give them voice.
Dance Company, 12:00 – 12: 45 p.m., Student Commons
local dance company will be performing multiple Mexican dances. A discussion of
the history and meaning of the dances and attire will accompany the
- Around the World Presentation, 11:30 a.m. –
12:30 p.m., Student Commons
by NWTC’s Multiethnic Student Association (MESA), attendees are invited to
learn more about the diverse cultures of our student body. In addition to a
presentation, the MESA clubs will be selling food and organizing a poster