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10th Anniversary Annual German-American Day

Theme: DEUTSCH INTERNATIONAL - GERMAN INTERNATIONAL

 

– Cultural Heritage Celebration and German Recruitment Event at EMU -

Reserve the date: – Monday, October 6, 2014
4:00pm-7:00pm – EMU Student Center

 

Since Fall 2004 the German Section has hosted the annual German-American Day event. This event is centered around the national holiday of the same name which was designed to honor German-American citizens and their contributions to American culture and society. The EMU celebration of this event centers around the following:

‐ to provide EMU students with an on-campus cultural event (participating EMU student earn Learning Beyond the Classroom Gen.Ed. credits)
‐ to provide EMU students with an opportunity to participate in the event
‐ an opportunity to work together with the students of the German Club, who
  also help to host and fund the event
‐ to highlight features of the EMU German program and the department in
  general for the purpose of recruitment
‐ to recruit high school students (various high school teachers and their
  students are invited)
‐ to promote outreach to and collaboration with area high schools
‐ to promote outreach to the local community (in the past we have invited
  community members to speak at the event)
‐ to promote outreach to the college community (WCC, U of M)
‐ to honor other EMU faculty colleagues with German heritage by inviting them
  to speak
‐ to honor our donors of endowed scholarships by inviting them to participate in
  the event as speakers, as well as distinguished guests

The Department of World Languages is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344