If you’ve ever wondered what celebrations such as Cinco De Mayo and Diwali are all about, have wanted to sample authentic cuisine from different countries, or simply hoped to learn more about the cultures of other nationalities, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to do so at Valpo.
Each year, Valpo students explore international cultures through exciting events and celebrations such as the popular annual World Banquet, International Film Festival, and Celebration of International Culture. Student organizations like the Valparaiso International Student Association (VISA) and Latinos in Valparaiso for Excellence (LIVE) also provide opportunities for socialization and global learning and aim to increase international and multicultural awareness on campus.
With so many opportunities for international involvement and with the student body representing more than 50 countries, you’ll feel as though you’ve traveled around the globe without ever leaving the Valpo campus!
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
International Food Bazaar
Cinco De Mayo Celebration
VISA/Global Leaders Barbecue
Celebration of International Culture
VISA Graduation and Exchange Student Banquet
Black History Month Dinner
Annual International Film Festival
Fastnacht (German Mardi Gras)
Hispanic Heritage Month Dinner
Diwali: Asian Indian New Year Celebration
Chinese New Year Celebration
Annual Taste of Asia Celebration
Asian American Association (AAA)
Black Student Organization (BSO)
Chinese Student & Scholar Association (CSSA)
East Asian Club
Indian Student Association (ISA)
Latinos in Valparaiso for Excellence (LIVE)
Muslim Student Association (MSA)
Saudi Student Association (SSA)