Understanding::Culture::Diversity QU International Club (QUIC)
Our Mission To host and attend events and activities of international character to promote the understanding and appreciation of multiculturalism and diversity in our community, in the United States, and around the world! QUIC Members are Culturally Conscious
SEPTEMBER EVENTS CIC Celebrate! Week at Queens: Cultural celebrations in the Dining Hall each day during the week of Sept. 26th – 30th with authentic cuisine and decorations to celebrate the country/region of the day. The Shades of Blue & Gold Talent Show: The finale of CIC Celebrate! Week, and a showcase of the diverse talents of Queens students!
OCTOBER EVENTS Diwali: The Indian Festival of Lights Indian Cuisine in the Dining Hall with a performance by the Bella Faraasha Belly Dancing Club A Henna Artist, Rangoli Designs, Traditional Indian Music, Décor and Desserts
NOVEMBER EVENTS Native American Heritage Month Native American Storyteller/Performer Bonfire with marshmallow roasting Native American arrowhead craft
DECEMBER EVENTS Invisible Children Book Drive Collecting unwanted, used books at the end of our semester for the QUIC philanthropy. Sending the books to Better World Books to benefit the Invisible Children program in Uganda.
JANUARY EVENTS Chinese New Year Chinese Lion/Dragon Dance Chinese cuisine during lunch hour Chinese New Year Decorations in the Dining Hall
FEBRUARY/MARCH EVENTS Invisible Children Screening See Invisible Children website for details Malcolm Opoku – Philanthropy Chair
APRIL EVENTS Intercultural Festival Volunteer members/students create informational posters about their country of origin or a country of interest Chartwells provides a food sampling of traditional food from that country Cultural performances throughout the event set an intercultural atmosphere and guests enjoy the fun!
SERVICE “Not to be served, but to serve” Shamrock Senior Center: Serving the international senior community of Charlotte Sedgefield Elementary School: Queens-Sedgefield Partnership Log all group volunteer hours with the CAC under QUIC affiliation!!
GETTING TO BUSINESS Talent Show Sign-Ups Table 11AM – 1PM: Monday Sept. 12th – 16th CIC Celebrate! Week Decoration Staff 10AM – 11AM: Monday Sept. 26th – 29th Talent Show Decoration Staff 11AM – 12PM: Friday Sept. 30th
FESTIVALS THIS WEEKEND!! Yiasou Greek Festival – 600 East Blvd $2 event http://www.yiasoufestival.org/ Singgalot Family Free Day -- Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite 3500 Shamrock Ave, Charlotte, NC FREE Event http://www.charlottemuseum.org/calendar.asp