World Languages Day event

9/19/2016 12:30 PM

World Languages Day event
You're invited to World Languages Day!

Come Join Us on September 19th!

World Languages Day highlights the linguistic and international diversity present in our urban communities and connects students with leaders in international commerce, social services, and governmental agencies, with international and global connections. In an effort to raise student awareness of the benefits of language study and global competency, the Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research (CULTR), a U.S. Department of Education Title VI LRC, hosts this exploratory language conference and resource fair for students while emphasizing businesses and professions that value language expertise.

Students will have the opportunity to meet with leaders in international commerce, social services, public health, and governmental agencies with international and global connections and learn more about the benefits of language study to create a “map” to language success and a future professional career.

Working from the massive success of last year's event, CULTR is further expanding this event to over 1,200 students across the Southeast region alongside even more distinguished organizations. Join other teachers and students from across the region as professional opportunities with language expertise are showcased!

If you are interested in attending World Languages Day, please click on the button below as registration is required to attend this free event.

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For more information on World Languages Day, please visit our website athttp://cultr.gsu.edu/
 
Please contact CULTR at cultr@gsu.edu or 404-413-5683 if you have any questions. 

Important Information

Date: Monday, September 19, 2016
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Georgia State University Student Center
Address55 Gilmer Street, Atlanta, GA 30303


*This event is free, but pre-registration is required*

CULTR's World Languages Day at GSU
Excited Students. Global Businesses. Bright Futures.

Click the image above to see the impact of last year's event!
Meet Leaders
Learn from representatives in international commerce, social services, and government agencies with global connections
Explore Languages
Investigate a spectrum of language related professions and the language skills that employers seek
Discover Resources
Analyze informational tools, motivational activities and discovery stations underlining the benefits of language learning

About CULTR

The Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research at Georgia State University, funded by the Department of Education under a Title VI grant, endeavors to enhance the opportunities of urban and underrepresented students to achieve the language proficiency and cultural competence required for success in the modern global marketplace. Through ambitious initiatives that benefits foreign language education as a whole, the mission of CULTR is to promote and improve access to language learning opportunities and global awareness for all learners and educators with a special emphasis on providing prospects for urban students to explore and envision global careers in cultural diplomacy, national security, international business, public health or the sciences. For more information and to stay updated on events, please visit our website at http://cultr.gsu.edu/


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