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All events are FREE, unless otherwise noted. Know of a global event in the area? Tell us about it here!

The Charlotte Asian Festival and Dragon Boat Festival Race

Saturday, May 19th; 9:00 a.m.; Ramsey Creek Park, Cornelius

Heats for the dragon boat race begin at 9:00 a.m. and will continue throughout the day. The Asian Festival opens at 11:00 a.m. and runs until 4:00 p.m., and will feature cultural performances encompassing all categories of the performing arts: traditional and contemporary vocal and instrumental music performances and folk and modern dance. The Asian Music and Dance Fest is a competitive showcase of Asian talents, open to Asian Americans of all ages. Parking is available at 8900 North Pointe Executive Park, Huntersville, NC 28078 with complimentary shuttle service to the festival site.

Educational Collaboration as a Means for Diplomacy with Russia

Tuesday, May 22nd; 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Hall Building Room 304, Central Campus

Join the Global Learning Office to hear to hear from Nadine Russell about her recent experience on the Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) program in Russia. During the session we will discuss:

  • The education system in Russia
  • Stereotypes
  • Lessons learned
  • How to collaborate with Russian students and instructors


PD credit available in LearnerWeb for CPCC faculty and staff

Global Student Association - Student Club


Join our Global Student Association student club to learn about different cultures and participate in multi-cultural events. This student organization is great for international students and students who have an interest in study abroad. It is a great way to connect and create a sense of unity for global learning.  If you are interested in being a part of this student club, please complete the GSA Registration Form!

Country, Culture and Cuisine


Come learn about unique cultures and taste different food from around the world!  Your fellow students will run the program and speak about their home countries!

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