Purpose of KSO:

  • Represents the current community of students from Kurdistan at Valpo to communicate with fellow students on campus as well as the community of the city of Valparaiso
  • Works to strengthen the social bonds among students from Kurdistan during their scholarship period
  • Helps incoming students from Kurdistan in identifying and coping with the American civil society and the student community in their league
  • Acts as a resource for future students from Kurdistan who decide to study at Valparaiso University

Programs & Activities:

  • Celebration of Eid al-Fitr & Eid al-Adha
  • Celebration of Newroz (Kurdish New Year)
  • Celebration of Kurdish Cultural Night
  • Participation in events and festivals offered by Valparaiso University

To learn more about the Valparaiso University Kurdish Students Organization, click here.