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2022 Husson University Culture Night to Present Music, Dance and Poetry from Different Countries and Ethnic Traditions

Published on: April 21, 2022

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WHAT: After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Husson students from a variety of international countries and ethnic traditions will resume sharing expressions of their cultures as part of the University’s 2022 Culture Night. It is widely considered one of the most popular student events held on Husson’s campus. Prior to the pandemic, over 300 Husson University students attended this exciting and colorful talent showcase at the Gracie Theatre.

The event will include student performances of music, dance and poetry from cultures around the world. Many of the students wear traditional apparel from their native countries during the event.

WHO:  The event is hosted by Husson University’s African Student Association and International Student Association. It is sponsored by Husson University’s Offices of Student Life and Student Activities.

The African Students Association is a multicultural student group at Husson University that promotes cultural and social awareness. The organization seeks to facilitate better communication between African students and other members of the university community, while encouraging activities that build bridges of understanding.

The International Student Association is a student-led group that strives to promote diversity within Husson’s community. The organization provides support to international students and allows them to find their voice and place on campus. The goal of this organization is to allow students to be who they are, regardless of their place of origin.

Husson University’s Office of Student Life is charged with providing a variety of activities and services that enhance and extend the educational experience of Husson students. Within 

Student Life is the Office of Student Activities. This department provides Husson students with a wide variety of activities and programs designed to engage and enrich the campus community. Working closely with Student Government and the University's 50+ clubs/organizations, students are encouraged to get involved in the many educational, cultural, and social programs Husson offers.

WHEN:     Friday, April 22, 2022

                 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Gracie Theatre – Atrium and Main Stage

                 Husson University

                 1 College Circle

                 Bangor, ME 04401

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HOW:  While no tickets are required to attend this event, seating will be limited. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Gracie Theatre box office at 207-941-7888 or email gracietheatre@husson.edu.

WHY:  Events like these are an important part of today’s college experience. Students who develop cultural understanding and sensitivity have a better chance of achieving success in today’s multinational global economy.

For more than 120 years, Husson University has shown its adaptability and strength in delivering educational programs that prepare future leaders to handle the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to delivering affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson

University has come to represent a superior value in higher education. The hallmarks of a Husson education include advanced knowledge delivered through quality educational programs in business; health and education; pharmacy studies; science and humanities; as well as communication. According to a recent analysis of tuition and fees by U.S. News & World Report, Husson University is one of the most affordable private colleges in New England. For more information about educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit Husson.edu.

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