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International Week 2012

Celebrate different cultures from around the world.  Sponsored by the office of Diversity Programs & Services.

Office of International Programs and Services, (703) 993-2970


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Office of Diversity Programs & Services, (703) 993-2700

10 am - 11:30 am

Customer Service Certificate Program: The Internal Customer

Prince William Campus, Occoquan Building, Room 110L

The Internal Customer teaches how to provide first-class customer service to coworkers, other departments or any other clients that depend on you for products or services.  Registration required.

Human Resources and Payroll, (703) 993-2600,

Web Site

10 am - 12 pm

Emerging Leaders

The Hub, Room 2400

Eight-week course designed to introduce leadership topics to a cohort of new and beginning leaders.  Topics include leadership styles, managing conflict, stress management, and more.

Leadership Education and Development, (703) 993-4186

Web Site

10 am - 3 pm

Sports Challenge

Prince William Campus, Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Enjoy friendly competition in basketball, flag football, sand volleyball, soccer, and water dodgeball. This event is free and breakfast and lunch will be provided. Sign-up a team or join as a free agent.

Jackie Inskeep, (703) 993-9779, University Life - Prince William Campus

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Academic Skills Workshop: Academic Survival for Mid-Terms and Finals

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

Explore ways of managing mid-semester and end of semester stress. Open to Mason students only.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

Web Site

11 am - 12 pm

Statistics Seminar

Johnson Center, Room B

Spring 2012 weekly statistical seminar, featuring speakers from academia, private industry and the government.

Statistics Department, (703) 993-3645

Web Site

12 pm

Noon Mass

Student Union Building I, Room A

Father Peter Nassetta will celebrate Mass for Mason students, faculty and staff.

Kathy O'Hare, (703) 425-0022

12 pm - 1:30 pm

S-CAR Alumni Panel

Johnson Center, George's Restaurant

School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, (703) 993-1300

Web Site

2 pm - 4:30 pm

Community Roundtable on Literacy Programs

Research Hall, Room 163

Discuss literacy initiatives with faculty and nonprofit organizations. Participants will have the opportunity to share information about their programs and brainstorm areas of potential collaboration.

Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, (703) 993-2900

Web Site

3:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Math Colloquia: Jonathan Rosenberg

Science and Technology Building I, Room 242

T-duality in string theory and its underpinnings in topology and noncommutative geometry presented by Jonathan Rosenberg, University of Maryland.

Department of Mathematical Sciences, (703) 993-1460

Web Site

6 pm

APA Heritage Month: Japanese Play

Lecture Hall, Room 1

Sponsored by Dr. Sufumi So, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Dr. Manako Fujiwara, Faculty Director, Savanna Hughes, Student Director.

Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education, (703) 993-2700

Web Site

6 pm - 8 pm

Park-A-Palooza Talent Show Auditions

Piedmont Hall, Multipurpose Room

The Resident Student Association is holding auditions for the Park-A-Palooza Talent Show. Performers can show up at the audition or send in a video/recording  via email.

Victoria Vuong,, Resident Student Association

6 pm - 8:30 pm

International Week 2012: Movie Night

Johnson Center, Cinema

Come out and enjoy the movie The Artist.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

6 pm - 9 pm

Mason MFA Community of Writers Gala

Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel, Junior Ballroom

Celebrate writing with alumnni, students, faculty and friends of Mason's community of writers.

English Department, (703) 993-1160

Web Site

7 pm - 10 pm

International Week 2012: Tastes and Sounds from Around the World

Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

The International Dinner Dance is the final event of International Week each year and offers festive celebration including international performances and food.  Ticket required.

$15; $10; $5

Office of International Programs and Services, (703) 993-2970

Web Site

8 pm

Mason Dance Company: Spring Concert

Harris Theatre

$15; $10; $7

School of Dance, (703) 993-1114

Web Site

8 pm

APEX Cycle Education

Prince William Campus, Occoquan Parking Lot

The Occoquan Lot will be closed each Friday evening at/by 8:00 pm and will re-open on Sunday evenings by 8:00 pm.

APEX Cycle Education, (571) 201-7661

Web Site

10:30 pm

International Week 2012: Disco Tek

Johnson Center, Bistro

The International Dinner Dance continues with a DJ and selection of international music.

Office of International Programs and Services, (703) 993-2970

Web Site