CARTA Dean's Newsletter 9/26
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CARTA Dean's Newsletter

Brian Schriner

This Week @ The SGA

Hello Students!

A group of students are trying to pass a resolution to recognize Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day at FIU. If you are interested in this topic please come out to our public Senate meeting on September 26 at 4 pm in the SGA Chambers. There will be an open discussion and an opportunity for students to voice their opinion and participate in Student Government. 

Your Senator,
Kayla Cox

Institute of Contemporary Art Partners with CARTA

The ICA recently announced its newly formed Art + Research Center (A+RC), which will host a series of special workshops in conjunction with CARTA's MFA Visual Arts program. The launch represents the first museum-based research department in South Florida dedicated to theoretical inquiry.
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Career Fair on Sept 26-27

Career Fair is one of the biggest career-related events in the region. On the Modesto A. Maidique Campus alone, we regularly introduce over 80 employers to nearly 1,500 of our students and alumni. Employers comprise private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, federal government, law enforcement and military.

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Alum's Org. Celebrates the Opening of the National Museum of African American History & Culture
with an Official Watch Party at Old Dillard Museum

On Sept. 24, the Smithsonian Institution opened its newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). SCJ alumni Jay Jaury's organization, the African Wardrobe Festival, Inc, presented an official watch party and signature event at the Old Dillard Museum located in Fort Lauderdale.
Learn More About the African Wardrobe Festival
Read the NYT Article on the NMAAHC

FIU Debate Team Hosts International Debate with Students from Rwanda.

The FIU Debate Team, housed in the Department of Communication, hosted an international debate at FIU with students from Rwanda. For over two hours, the FIU Debate Team  and the Rwandan students held a public debate over the topic, “Should the US stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia,” to an audience of over 40 FIU students and faculty members.The students, part of iDebate Rwanda, have been traveling throughout the United States apart of the 2016 iDebate Rwanda USA Tour: Voices from a Post Genocide Generation.  

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La Nona Premieres this Weekend

Premiering on 9/23 at 8 p.m., La Nona is FIU’s first ever production entirely in Spanish (with English subtitles). La Nona is one of the most popular modern South American comedies. Nona is a hundred-year-old abuela with an insatiable appetite. Her family has lost everything they own trying to satisfy her hunger.  When her artist grandson is forced to get a job, he decides to stop her constant nibbling by any means necessary.  

Running from September 23 – October 2, 2016
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FIU Vs. Florida Atlantic!

Are you going to attend the game? FIU is playing Florida Atlantic on 10/1 at 7:00 p.m. Come support your team!
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