One World Week
One World Week, March 4–8
Eating, Drinking and Working in the World
Join us for a week of films, discussions, exploration, tasting, dancing and celebrating at MCTC! More than a dozen events have been planned to offer a well-rounded sample of global ideas, food and stories.
The week's events are listed below. You can also click here for a flyer.
Monday, March 4: One World Week Kick-Off, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., T Skyway
- Culture and Community
- 11 a.m.–2 p.m. – Student organizations will share information and artifacts
- 11–11:30 a.m. – Dancing
- 11:30 a.m. – Choir musical performance
- Noon – Welcome by President Davis
- 12:30 p.m. – MCTC’s World Dance class leads students in the following world dances: Zouk, Salsa, African drum and dance, break dancing and more!
Tuesday, March 5: Academic Connections, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., T.1400
- 10 a.m.–1 p.m., T Skyway, Volunteer Fair
- Noon – Presentations: “One World? Really??!! Cultural Understanding and the Challenge of Connecting in a Diverse World,” Madeleine Craig
- 1 p.m. – “Understanding the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC),” Darren Witwer
Wednesday March 6: Food, Fun and Transfer/Study Abroad Fair
- 10 a.m.–1 p.m., T Skyway – MnSCU/MN Privates Transfer and Study Abroad Fair
- 2–5 p.m., T.1400 – Showing of Precious Knowledge—a compelling documentary chronicling the Tucson Unified School District’s struggles for Mexican-American studies
- 3–5 p.m., H.2900 – Showing of the Disney film Ratatouille
- 4:45–5:15 p.m., H.2900 – Chef Arnaud will be available to share his story, discuss the food he has prepared and connect with the MCTC community
- 5–6:30 p.m., H.2900 – Chez Arnaud, a local French eatery, will be serving a few variations of ratatouille food delicacies
- 6:45–8:30 p.m., H.1002 – Re-showing of the Disney film Ratatouille
Thursday March 7: Global Voices, Global Climate, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., H.1002
- 10 a.m. – Screening of Iraq, Finally, a story by Tarik Rasouli
- 11 a.m.–1 p.m. – Open mic “Storytelling in Many Languages,” food including fry bread, lefse, naan, pita and tortillas and performance by UNITE drummers
- 1 p.m. – Screening of a documentary on climate change by Frank Wright, current cinema student
Friday, March 8: International Women’s Day, 10 am.–2 p.m., T Skyway
- 10 a.m.–noon – Student and community presentations discussing women’s issues on a global scale
- 10:30 a.m. – Arabica coffee, muffins and croissants served by Dunn Bros.
- Noon – Dance presentation by Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue, a female-led Aztec dancing group
Sponsors: Student Life, French Club, Chicanos Latinos Unidos, Spoken Word Club, MCTC350 Club, World Languages Department, Culinary Arts Department and countless other student organizations and academic departments!