“Travel” the world with MCC
“Travel” the world with the Mott Community College (MCC) International Institute during International Week March 26-30 on the main campus in Flint.
International week will feature a cultural fair of MCC international students’ home countries, a lecture on Mongolia, film, a China Cultural fair and a Foreign Languages Talent Show. The week-long event is sponsored by the International Institute and the International and Global Studies Program at MCC. All events are free and open to the public.
The event calendar includes:
Monday, March 26 – “Travel the Globe” with MCC students. MCC’s International Students will line the first floor hallway in the Curtice-Mott building from the Bear Bistro to the Humanities Office dressed in traditional attire from their home countries/cultures and present display items from their country/culture.
Tuesday, March 27 – Screenings of the film “Clínica de migrantes” at 11a.m. and 6p.m. in the Regional Technology Center room 1005. This documentary goes beyond the politicized rhetoric to show the faces of real people in the middle of the immigration debate, and poses the question whether or not America can continue to withhold basic necessities from an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Wednesday, March 28 – Lecture and discussions with Fulbright Scholar Jianjun Wang, at 11 a.m. in the Trustee Scholar room in the MCC Event Center, hosted by the MCC Center for Teaching & Learning. Fulbright Scholar Jianjun Wang’s will present the topic “Owen Lattimore’s Mongol Journeys and Mongolian Region - US Relations.”
Wednesday, March 28 – Lecture and screening of the film “Prince Among Slaves” at 3 p.m. in the Gorman Science Center Auditorium (room 1201). Open discussion to follow.
Thursday, March 29 – “China Cultural Fair” from noon to 3 p.m. in the MCC Event Center.
Travel through China and experience the culture and beauty it has to offer without leaving campus!
Friday, March 30 – “Foreign Languages Talent Show” at 6 p.m. at the Mott Memorial Building Auditorium room 1130. More than 20 student performances, all in various foreign languages, including singing, dancing, instrumental performances, and acting.
Foreign Languages at MCC are included in the College’s transferable degree through an Associate Degree in Arts. MCC offers majors in French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. Other languages taught include Arabic, Chinese, and Russian. The program boasts a Foreign Languages Center, specifically designed for personal tutoring assistance, group study, language practice, and international television viewing to enhance and improve language acquisition.
The International and Global Studies (IGS) program at MCC combines academic work with international experiences to prepare students for success in an increasingly interconnected world. In addition to coursework toward an Associate’s Degree, students complete a variety of classes with a global focus. Additionally, students are required to complete an international or global experience such as study abroad, international service learning, mentoring an international students, international internship or research project, and complete a capstone presentation upon graduation.
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